Edouard Manet’s imposing 1882 painting of a winsome, weary barmaid at the Folies-Bergère has cast a long shadow across the final years of the artist’s life. Manet died the next year, at age 51, but this
For centuries, the world has been captivated by the groundbreaking art of Michelangelo. Working in multiple mediums, the Italian artist was a true Renaissance man, culminating in an impressive collection
A group of Michelangelo’s sketches and drawings is coming to the United States for the very first time for a double exhibit that will be a true insight into the mind of this Renaissance master. Michelangelo:
In a city dripping with Renaissance jewels, the restored Last Supper unveiled last week looks at first glance like just another masterpiece by one of the great artists of the 16th century. Which it is.
There are love stories about kindred spirits. There are others about far-off admirers. In 2014, Christopher Ward visited an art exhibit that explored the relationship between the French Impressionist Degas
Review | Not every Leonardo is in the huge Leonardo da Vinci exhibition. What’s at the Louvre, though, is brilliant.
PARIS — Expectations have been high for the Leonardo da Vinci exhibition that is being mounted at the Louvre to mark the 500th anniversary of the artist’s death. For months, there has been speculation,
The most important blockbuster art show in Paris for half a century took 10 years to prepare and was nearly thwarted by the worst diplomatic standoff between Italy and France since the second world war.
Antonella Lampone will never forget that night. Thunder and lightning shook the skies as thick and grey clouds seemed to give back to Sicily all the water it had not received that entire summer. A few
The Louvre wants this $450 million ‘Leonardo’ in its big show. But its mystery owner appears to be balking.
The world’s most expensive painting, the “Salvator Mundi,” purportedly by Leonardo da Vinci, was supposed to go on display next week in the world’s most famous museum, the Louvre, in a blockbuster exhibition