To discover the Italian beauties, to know the attractions which our country can offer, to search cues for a visit in Italy: with the page "Walking through Italy", thought for our non-Italian public, Ilaria Baratta will make you discover the best marvels of Italy through the artists we deal with in our podcast.
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The fascination of Arezzo
Episode 12 - 16th November 2011
In this episode of "Walking through Italy", we talk about a splendid artistic town: Arezzo. In this Tuscan town, great artists have left their works, in particular Giorgio Vasari, who was born right here.
Related artist: Giorgio Vasari
Related location: Arezzo
The town of Lorenzo Bartolini: Prato
Episode 11 - 15th October 2011
In this episode of Walking through Italy, we show a town of Tuscany: Prato. Here, the great sculptor Lorenzo Bartolini was born.
Related artist: Lorenzo Bartolini
Related location: Prato
The wonders of Padua
Episode 10 - 9th September 2011
In this episode of Walking through Italy we are in Padua. This town is rich in famous monuments, such as the Basilica of Saint Anthony and the Baptistery with the frescoes by Giusto de' Menabuoi.
Related artist: Giusto de' Menabuoi
Related location: Padua
The birthplace of Raphael: Urbino
Episode 9 - 30th July 2011
In this episode we will discover Urbino, a very beautiful town. The great artist Raphael was born right here.
Related artist: Raphael
Related location: Urbino
An important work by Bartolomeo Ammannati: the Fountain of Neptune
Episode 8 - 12th July 2011
In this episode of Walking through Italy we show a significant monument of Florence: the Fountain of Neptune in Piazza della Signoria. One of the most important work by Bartolomeo Ammannati.
Related artist: Bartolomeo Ammannati
Related location: Florence
Sarzana: a town between history and art
Episode 7 - 10th June 2011
In this episode of "Walking through Italy", you will discover Sarzana. Here an important artist was born, Domenico Fiasella, who left his greatest works in his town, and even Napoleon is of Sarzanese origins.
Related artist: Domenico Fiasella
Related location: Sarzana
Genoa: a maritime, but also artistic town
Episode 6 - 30th May 2011
In this episode, we talk about a very famous maritime town of Italy: Genoa. But the presence of many museums with works by local artists, such as Magnasco, makes it also an artistic one.
Related artist: Alessandro Magnasco
Related location: Genoa
Forlė: the birthplace of Melozzo degli Ambrogi
Episode 5 - 4th May 2011
In this episode of "Walking through Italy", you will discover Forlė, the birthplace of the artist Melozzo. This town organizes every year very interesting exhibitions.
Related artist: Melozzo da Forlė
Related location: Forlė
Museum of San Marco: the interlacing between art and religion
Episode 4 - 12th April 2011
In this episode, you will discover another important museum of Florence: the Museum of San Marco.
A place where art and religion are linked to each other and that recalls to your mind some important figures of that period: Fra Angelico, Girolamo Savonarola and the artist who realized the most famous portrait of the last one: Fra Bartolomeo.
Related artist: Fra Bartolomeo
Related location: Florence
On the traces of Titian
Episode 3 - 25th March 2011
In this episode of "Walking through Italy", we are in Veneto to present you a splendid area which extends over our beautiful Dolomites: Cadore.
Pieve di Cadore, capital of it, was the birthplace of the great Titian, whose real name was Tiziano Vecellio.
Related artist: Titian
Related location: Cadore
The noble Turin
Episode 2 - 28th February 2011
In this episode of "Walking through Italy", we talk about one of the most high-class cities of Italy: Turin.
In this city we find lots of paintings by Macrino d'Alba, a Piedmontese Renaissance artist, in particulary in the Galleria Sabauda (Savoy Gallery).
Related artist: Macrino d'Alba
Related location: Turin
A relaxing place in the caotic Milan
Episode 1 - 15th February 2011
In this episode of our page "Walking through Italy", we are at Milan. The famous Picture-gallery of Brera is known all over the world and it houses the wonderful "Kiss" by Hayez, which is symbol of the Unity of Italy.
Related artist: Francesco Hayez
Related location: Milan