Renaissance

What do we mean when we call an artwork a MASTERPIECE? Who decides which art becomes one? And what artists make them?
Conservators at Northumbria University in the UK recently found a surprise lurking beneath the surface of a 16th-century painting.
Researchers are refuting a 2018 theory that one thing that gave Leonardo da Vinci an artistic advantage was exotropia, a rare condition that results in a slight misalignment of the eye.
Balthazar: A Black African King in Medieval and Renaissance Art examines how representations in European art of Balthazar as a Black African coincided with the increased interaction between Europe…
This fall one of the world’s greatest cultural treasures has been under siege. Venice, often called the Floating City, has been submerged in nearly six feet of water.
Join exhibition curator Andrew Butterfield on a tour of highlights from the exhibition Andrea del Verrocchio: Sculptor and Painter of Renaissance Florence on view from September 15, 2019 to January…
The painstaking work of art restoration is often done in a studio or a lab, removing decades of dulling dirt and dust, or repairing works that have been damaged, always with the aim of helping art –…