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Florence Wants Mona Lisa Back for a Visit

FLORENCE (AP).- Florence officials are launching a campaign to bring the "Mona Lisa" back for a visit. Leonardo da Vinci brought the painting of a Renaissance woman with an enigmatic smile to France in 1516, and it has mostly hung in the Louvre Museum...

A Glimpse of the Divine: Michelangelo Drawing to be Offered at...

LONDON.- Christie’s will offer an exceptional and rarely seen drawing by Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564) at the Old Masters and 19th Century Art Evening Sale on Tuesday 5 July 2011 in London. Drawn at a pivotal point of the artist’s caree...

Yves Saint Laurent Retrospective in Denver to Present 40 Years of...

DENVER, CO.- The Denver Art Museum (DAM) and Foundation Pierre Bergé-Yves Saint Laurent announced that the DAM presents Yves Saint Laurent, a sweeping retrospective the designer’s 40 years of creativity. The DAM is the only United States venue f...

Andy Warhol Painting Bought for $1,600 Could Fetch $30 Million at...

NEW YORK, N.Y (REUTERS).- An Andy Warhol self-portrait purchased in 1963 for $1,600 on an installment plan is poised to fetch $30 million or more when it hits the auction block at Christie's in May. "Self-Portrait," a four-panel acrylic silkscreen dep...

Andy Warhol Painting Bought for $1,600 Could Fetch $30 Million at...

NEW YORK, N.Y (REUTERS).- An Andy Warhol self-portrait purchased in 1963 for $1,600 on an installment plan is poised to fetch $30 million or more when it hits the auction block at Christie's in May. "Self-Portrait," a four-panel acrylic silkscreen dep...

Italian Researchers Announce Hunt in Florence for Remains of Possible Mona...

ROME (AP).- Italian researchers said Tuesday they will dig up bones in a Florence convent to try to identify the remains of a Renaissance woman long believed to be the model for the "Mona Lisa." If successful, the research might help ascertain the ide...

Marcel van Eeden, Winner of the 2011 Daniel & Florence Guerlain...

PARIS.- The Daniel & Florence Guerlain Contemporary Art Foundation's Drawing Prize has been awarded in Paris on the 31st of March, 2011 to Marcel van Eeden, a Dutch artist born in 1965 in The Hague. He lives and works in The Hague, Zurich and Berlin. T...

Picasso, Miró, Dalí, Angry Young Men: the Birth of Modernity at...

FLORENCE.- The exhibition Picasso, Miró, Dalí. Angry Young Men: the Birth of Modernity brings together over sixty early works of three young artists: Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, and Salvador Dalí, as well as over one hundred of Picasso’s sketche...

Luigi Presicce Wins Centre for Contemporary Culture Strozzina’s 2011 Emerging Talents...

FLORENCE.- Emerging Talents is a biennial project promoted by the Centre for Contemporary Culture Strozzina (CCCS), Florence , comprising an exhibition and prize which aims to identify and foster the younger generation of Italian artists, aged between ...

Luigi Presicce Wins 2011 Emerging Talents Award

FLORENCE.- Emerging Talents is a biennial project promoted by the Centre for Contemporary Culture Strozzina (CCCS), Florence , comprising an exhibition and prize which aims to identify and foster the younger generation of Italian artists, aged between ...

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