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The Garibaldi-Meucci Museum

That time Italy’s suave founding father found himself living in the forgotten borough of NYC.

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2 years ago

The Medici and their guards at the Uffizi Gallery

Behind every duke is a crew of well-armed guards.

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4 years ago

In a dark wood: Palagio di Parte Guelfa

If you thought the Crips and the Bloods had a nasty rivalry, the Guelfs and the Ghibellines in Middle Ages would like you to hold their Chianti.

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5 years ago

A piece of the Laurentian Library in London

Books, like this incredibly elaborate codex, were the status symbols of their day. Like a classic Louis Vuitton, somethings never really go out of style.

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5 years ago

Horses in the lemon house

Horses are so common in pre-modern art that we hardly notice them. This exhibition makes them impossible to ignore.

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5 years ago

Anatomical drawings: Da Vinci great but not infallible

Leonardo Da Vinci reminds that us that even the GOAT can make mistakes.

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5 years ago