On the 500th anniversary of the birth of Cosimo I, what do the Medicis’ burial clothes say about fashion and influence?

By Amber Butchart

The man hit the legendary performance artist over the head with his portrait at an exhibition opening in Florence

With neo-fascist populism on the rise, two shows in Milan and Florence offer a timely look at a turbulent period in Italian history

By Ara H. Merjian

Connecting the dots between modern art and a collection of anatomical wax models in Florence

By Ned Beauman