Italy

Great art endures; great art forever changes.

Finding solace in a corner of a foreign field

The Capuchin friar single-handedly returned a medieval church in Italy’s Appenine mountains to its former glory

Leonardo is seen as the presiding genius of his age, but his drawings reveal a reassuringly human artist

Why doesn’t the fabled Italian wine praised by Petrarch pass muster today?

Three decades of erudite correspondence between two of the greatest art historians of the 20th century

A remarkable Florentine exhibition has brought together many of the few surviving Hellenistic sculptures

The gently eccentric Piero di Cosimo

The rapid rise of a young Italian master

Despite the beauty of Southern Italy, a book studying the Camorra shows it is a place of contradictions