Silvano Vinceti’s research asserts that the four-arched bridge in the portrait is the Ponte Romito in the province of Arezzo, Italy.
Monstrous Faces and Caricatures invites viewers to confront ugliness and the questions it raises about how we relate to it.
It was long assumed the trace amounts of proteins found in paintings were due to contamination, but a new study suggests the use of egg was deliberate.
A new analysis of diagrams drawn in the artist’s personal notebook reveals a near-accurate model of Earth’s gravitational pull.
“Grotesque Head of an Old Woman,” recently acquired by the National Gallery of Art, is one of several studies by Leonardo exploring exaggerated facial expression.
Both The Lost Leonardo and Savior for Sale dig into how museums and galleries are not merely complicit with the unregulated art-industrial complex, but are necessary to it.
The viral petition has over 4,500 signatures.
The list of artworks is based on data from 155 different countries.
Two recent investigations of “Salvator Mundi,” including one conducted by the Louvre, now offer new avenues for skepticism.
Leonardo da Vinci’s painting of the “Last Supper” has faded and cracked over time, but an accurate reproduction likely made by one of his pupils reveals details you may have missed.
The museum is offering visitors a last chance to view its massive survey of the Italian master’s works, offering free admission from 9pm to 8:30am.
MoMA’s recognition of modernism’s multiverse, alongside artist-led drives for greater transparency on the part of museums and their boards, brought a twinge of optimism to the close of the year.