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
A British couple are fighting to be recognised as the co-owners of a painting believed by some to be an early version of the Mona Lisa. The work, found in a Somerset manor house in 1913, mimics Leonardo
Chelsea Lee’s voice, gravelly on the edges, bends like a beam of light, piercing through hazy bass thumps. “My mom used to tell people I smoked two packs a day,” Lee recalled with a grin. “She’d be saying
• The first and last names of Monsignor Benedetto Rocco were transposed in articles about the 1969 theft of Caravaggio’s Nativity with St Francis and St Lawrence from the Oratory of San Lorenzo in Sicily,
Pieter de Hooch in Delft: From the Shadow of Vermeer In the early 1660s, Pieter de Hooch was living in an area of what we would now call urban overspill surrounding the commercial boom town of Amsterdam.
A thief casually stole an etching created by the legendary artist Salvador Dalí by walking into an art gallery and simply plucking it off its easel. The suspect, a man wearing a blue T-shirt and baseball
Donald Trump’s chaotic foreign policy has been further exposed by the emergence of a bizarre letter he sent to Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, warning the Turkish president “don’t be a tough guy” as Turkish forces