Louvre

There’s another version of the Mona Lisa and she’s nude. The curator of the Leonardo exhibition at the Louvre explains

Studio of Leonardo (detail) Studio of Leonardo Piero di Cosimo Sandro Botticelli Bartolomeo Veneto Studio of Leonardo? Studio of Leonardo? Carlo Antonio Procaccini? Anonymous painter after Leonardo François Clouet Anonymous painter around 1560     Endless speculation There’s been endless speculation in the media surrounding the nature and whereabouts of the Salvator Mundi, a heavily […]

The 450-million-dollar Leonardo is nowhere to be found

Leonardo da Vinci On 15 November 2017 a painting was sold at Christie’s in New York for 450,312,500 dollars, the highest amount ever attained at auction, which was one of around twenty known to us by the Renaissance genius Leonardo da Vinci. This result gave rise to various controversies, largely owing to the fact that […]

Eugène Delacroix: He did everything like Damien Hirst, with added genius

Eugène Delacroix @ Le Louvre Eugène Delacroix Eugène Delacroix Eugène Delacroix Eugène Delacroix Eugène Delacroix Eugène Delacroix Eugène Delacroix Eugène Delacroix Eugène Delacroix Eugène Delacroix Eugène Delacroix Eugène Delacroix     Imagine an artist who would become a legend within the first decade of his career. What would he do with the rest of his […]

Louvre Abu Dhabi: A visit to the most daring museum of the twenty-first century

Inside the Louvre Abi Dhabi with a G Penone tree Zaki Nusseibeh, influential character in the project of the Louvre Abu Dhabi The dome of Louvre Abu Dhabi Inside the Louvre Abu Dhabi Inside the Louvre Abu Dhabi Jordanian statue about 6500 BC Ramsesses II, 1279_1213 BC Sarcophagus of Henuttawy 950-900 BC Inside Louvre Abu […]

The sublime Vermeer at the Louvre along with his milkmaid and lacemaker

Johannes Vermeer Johannes Vermeer Johannes Vermeer Johannes Vermeer Johannes Vermeer Johannes Vermeer Johannes Vermeer Johannes Vermeer The lady in question is one of the most influential ever bestowed to us by the history of art. Nobody has painted anything more touching or arguably more beautiful since. As of 1659, this woman from a humble background, […]

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