Tag: Art history


  • Is Uffizi Gallery worth visiting?

    In my opinion, the answer is absolutely yes! If you are someone who enjoys seeing famous historic artwork, I guarantee you will agree as well. I visited Uffizi Gallery just last weekend with my study abroad program and the experience was entirely worth it, especially for someone visiting Florence for… Read More
  • Why is The Last Supper so famous?

    Leonardo Da Vinci’s The Last Supper is one of the most famous paintings in the world. Have you ever wondered why it’s so famous? The artwork was painted in 1494-1498 and depicts the last dinner of Jesus and his disciples. Unlike the other iconic artwork of Da Vinci, The Mona… Read More

Is Uffizi Gallery worth visiting?

In my opinion, the answer is absolutely yes! If you are someone who enjoys seeing famous historic artwork, I guarantee you will agree as well. I visited Uffizi Gallery just last weekend with my study abroad program and the experience was entirely worth it, especially for someone visiting Florence for… Read More

Why is The Last Supper so famous?

Leonardo Da Vinci’s The Last Supper is one of the most famous paintings in the world. Have you ever wondered why it’s so famous? The artwork was painted in 1494-1498 and depicts the last dinner of Jesus and his disciples. Unlike the other iconic artwork of Da Vinci, The Mona… Read More

Who painted the Sistine Chapel?

The Sistine Chapel is one of the most astonishing, heart-pounding, and jaw-dropping spots in the whole world. It is accepted to be a major artistic achievement of human civilization. But who painted the Sistine Chapel? Of course, everyone knows that the ceiling frescoes were made by Michelangelo, but he… Read More

The David; Michelangelo vs. Bernini

Michelangelo and Bernini, two of the most famous Italian artists both made sculptures of the biblical David fighting against Goliath. But how come the two artworks are so different from each other even though they depict the same character from the famous biblical story? The answer to this question has… Read More