art

Secrets in the News: October 4 – 10, 2014

Archaeologists from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona discovered a palatial construction with an audience hall at La Almoloya in Pliego, Murcia, Spain. A prince’s tomb in the subsoil contains the largest amount of grave goods from the Bronze Age — including outstanding items like a silver diadem, and four golden and silver ear dilators — unusual objects for that era.

Michelangelo Revealed

Full Episode

Historians have long wondered about the mysterious circumstances surrounding his death, but now, art historian Antonio Forcellino believes he has pieced together evidence of a deep rift between the Church and the esteemed artist.