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Botticelli

How Many of the World's Art Masterpieces Have You Seen?

MutualArt | Posted 12.31.2015 | Arts
MutualArt

As we turn to 2016, we resolve to do more traveling, with an eye to experiencing the most spectacular, awe-inspiring artworks on the planet.

Just Me and Mona -- Alone with Great Art

Rick Steves | Posted 12.08.2015 | Travel
Rick Steves

In Italy, I've been all alone in a room full of Botticelli paintings, with Bernini's "Apollo Chasing Daphne", with Leonardo's "Last Supper", and with two masterful Davids: Donatello's and Michelangelo's. Each experience was a kind of artistic climax, leaving me craving a cigarette.

Gold, White, Pink, Indigo: Patricia Watwood's Venus Apocalypse

Daniel Maidman | Posted 08.03.2013 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

"The beauty of the earth should inspire people to protect it, but humans are fatally anthropocentric."

The Platypus: Crivelli's "Saint James Major" at the Brooklyn Museum

Daniel Maidman | Posted 07.02.2013 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

Let me share with you a doubt. My doubt is that visual art has all that much of an impact on history. have written many of the essays you've been reading as if art had something to say, and as if it were important. And I believe, more or less - on good days -- that something like this is true.

One Luxury Billionaire Collectors Cannot Afford

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.07.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

The problem, as I see it, is that those extremely successful and extremely busy people simply cannot afford the luxury of spending time to educate themselves about art world beyond the headlines of the last few years.2013-03-07-koonstulippull.jpg

CAPTION THIS!

Posted 02.24.2013 | Arts

In 1475 Renaissance favorite Sandro Botticelli took a break from painting goddesses and muses to capture a particularly chiseled youth and his bling m...

Strolling the Gallery

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 01.20.2013 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

At a recent exhibition of 'the masters,' I strolled past the paintings of landscapes and bowls of fruit and found myself in a Botticelli.

Moving Photographs: You Won't Believe Your Eyes!

Posted 04.06.2012 | Arts

Timotheus Tomicek is a young photographer from Vienna whose striking images explore the tension between motion and stillness. In the words of Jenkins ...

Forever Young: Portraits Of Eternal Youth

Posted 02.28.2012 | Arts

Rineke Dijkstra is a portraitist. And yet, it could be said that the Dutch photographer is a curator of awkward moments in time, having the ability to...