Renaissance Painting in the Grotesque Style Between Rome and Florence

Grotesque painting through the centuries, from Nero’s Domus Aurea in Rome to the Autentiqua art workshop in the Florentine Oltrarno neighborhood. As we write this blog post in the second half of 2021, a multimedia exhibition is under way at the Domus Aurea in the Colosseum archaeological Complex in Rome, to celebrate “The invention of […]

A look at the Florentine Renaissance

Florence is universally considered the motherland of the Renaissance. This glorious historical period started between the late 1300s and the early 1400s and became established in a fast-evolving Florence. It soon turned into a veritable cultural revolution, a new figurative language, a different way of thinking about man, nature, and the world as a whole. […]