Titian was, as the great English poet Geoffrey Chaucer would put it, a ‘man’s man,’ accustomed to showing off his posturing pride.
Young Bomberg and the Old Masters, presented in a finite form, could have been so much bigger, more ambitious, and more intellectually adventurous.
Leonardo’s “Virgin” meets virtual reality — simpleminded in the extreme.
Is it fair to use contemporary standards to judge a man who died 116 years ago?
After 27 educators were dismissed from the National Gallery in London, they launched a crowd-funded legal effort to combat the precarity of such unstable employment, backed by vocal support from the UK’s Labour Party.
The decision signals a shift in sponsorship patterns for cultural institutions.