Museumgoers of the vegan variety don’t heap ham, cheese, and eggs onto their plates — and some don’t want to see the stuff when they’re strolling through the Prado Museum, either.
At a time when women were seen as incapable of serious creative or intellectual activity, Sofonisba Anguissola and Lavinia Fontana gained international renown for their exceptional bodies of work.
For the exhibition, The Other’s Gaze, the curators left the objects in their usual locations in order to illustrate the rich history of representing non-normative gender and sexuality already present within European painting and sculpture.
Touching the Prado invites visually impaired people to touch relief replicas of six collection masterpieces.
If taxes sound taxing to you, consider this alternative: move to Spain, purchase valuable and culturally significant artworks, and donate them to the Spanish government in lieu of tax. Just make sure they’re really significant artworks.
The Museo del Prado in Spain is missing 885 artworks, down from 926 in 2008, El País reported.
Davide Quagliola (aka Quayola) an Italian digital artist, loves art. He loves his Roman heritage, brimming with Renaissance and Baroque innuendos. And he loves classical images, and the beauty of the algorithm.