Tag: Vatican

Street Artists Around the World Captured a Turbulent Year in Real Time—See the Beautiful and Unforgettable Works of 2020 Here

For much of the year, the best—and safest—place to see art was on the street. And perhaps more than in any other year, street art offered a real-time distillation of the events shaping our lives. Across the globe, artwork speaking…

/ December 31, 2020

Pope Francis in Christmas message calls for COVID-19 vaccines for everyone

Pope Francis said in his Christmas Day message that coronavirus vaccines should be made available to everyone at no charge, and that nations should work together as they recover from the effects of the pandemic.The state of play: Because of…

/ December 25, 2020

Michelangelo’s ‘Bandini Pietà’ Is Undergoing Its First Major Restoration in Italy—See Images of the Newly Luminous Sculpture Here

New restoration work is helping art historians understand Michelangelo’s Bandini Pietà, one of the Renaissance master’s great unfinished sculptures. A preliminary cleaning has already revealed previously unknown details, such as different tool marks marks made by the artist and remnants of…

/ September 17, 2020

The Weird and Wonderful Economy of Vatican City

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ko3LPb9MxoThis video was made possible by our Patreon community! ❤️See new videos early, participate in exclusive Q&As, and more!➡️ https://www.patreon.com/EconomicsExplained▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀This is Vatican city. The smallest widely recognized sovereign state in the world. This tiny nation exists entirely within these walls,…

/ August 29, 2020