Renaissance

The newly renovated museum for the Duomo’s artistic treasures brings these great works back to life

The gently eccentric Piero di Cosimo

Veronese has been hiding in plain sight. The pomp and drama of his vast works deserve a closer look

‘Michelangelo was the best-remunerated artist in Italy and, like Bacon and Freud, he died a rich man. There the resemblace ends’

Is Wayne Rooney today’s Raphael? If we treated art with the same seriousness as we do sport, our visual culture could flourish again

Murrillo’s reputation has fallen in the face of modernist trends. Two new shows have reestablished his genius as a master of the numinous

Two Paris exhibitions leave Mantegna’s reputation enhanced but Picasso’s diminished