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Italy’s ‘new Michelangelo’ bringing sculpture into 21st century
Jago has earned widespread praise for his modern twists on classical art

Lorenzo Tondo in Naples

05, Jun, 2023 @7:16 PM

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Subway ad for Glasgow restaurant featuring Michelangelo’s David censored over nudity
Poster showed Renaissance sculpture holding slice of pizza with phrase: ‘It doesn’t get more Italian’

Jamie Grierson

19, May, 2023 @12:06 PM

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Florida principal who lost job over ‘pornographic’ David statue visits Italy
Hope Carrasquilla, forced to resign after parents condemned Michelangelo’s statue as pornography, invited to Florence

Maya Yang

30, Apr, 2023 @5:56 PM

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Florida principal resigns after parents decry Michelangelo’s David as pornography
Tallahassee Classical school’s governing board heard complaints after sixth-graders were shown classical sculpture

Maya Yang

25, Mar, 2023 @6:29 PM

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In Florida, parents are always right – even when they think a Michelangelo is porn
A principal was fired after a Renaissance art class was shown David in the latest example of the state’s censorship crusade

Arwa Mahdawi

25, Mar, 2023 @1:00 PM

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A solo trip around Europe, with my travel phobia? I only wish I’d done it sooner
My first trip alone was daunting, but the romance and beauty of Paris, Florence and Rome helped me conquer my fears

Daniel Lavelle

28, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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British Museum works to restore ‘rare and complex’ Michelangelo drawing
16th-century work Epifania is one of only two existing cartoons by the Italian master

Harriet Sherwood Arts and culture correspondent

28, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Florence tomb by Michelangelo restored with aid of bacteria
Scientists resort to unconventional solution to problem of centuries of dirt on Medici family monument

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

09, Mar, 2022 @5:21 PM

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TV tonight: Fred Sirieix seeks out the best dining spots in the New Forest
The First Dates star samples seasonal produce. Plus: Kay Mellor’s lottery drama, The Syndicate, continues. Here’s what to watch this evening

Ammar Kalia, Phil Harrison, Hannah Verdier, Hannah J Davies and Paul Howlett

06, Apr, 2021 @5:20 AM

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The bigger picture: should British museums sell to stay afloat?
As galleries auction off treasures to retain staff and plug cash gaps left by Covid, the art world is divided on ethics of disposal

Vanessa Thorpe Arts and media correspondent

15, Nov, 2020 @9:15 AM

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Cinema's finest dream-maker and sacks appeal in Ghana – the week in art
Special effects master Ray Harryhausen’s poetic visions come into focus as Ibrahim Mahama takes a suggestive view of the cocoa bean industry

Jonathan Jones

06, Nov, 2020 @3:00 PM

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The $80m Botticelli: could its auction trigger a Covid-rescue fire sale?
If the Renaissance artist’s wavy-haired youth can fetch $80m, will collections start selling off masterpieces to get them through the pandemic? Could the RA’s Michelangelo be next?

Jonathan Jones

25, Sep, 2020 @4:43 PM

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