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Italian Scientists to Test Hair for DNA Link to Leonardo Da Vinci

Tuesday, April 30th, 2019

Bloomberg Reports on Two More Leonardo Da Vinci Works in Private Collections

Friday, December 22nd, 2017

Leonardo da Vinci Painting Inspires Mystery Over Depiction of Transparent Orb

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Portrait in Swiss Collection Identified as Lost Leonardo da Vinci Portrait

Sunday, October 6th, 2013

Go See – London: ‘Leonardo da Vinci: Painter at the Court of Milan’ at the National Gallery through February 5, 2012

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

Leonardo Da Vinci

Sunday, November 23rd, 2008

Leonardo Da Vinci

Sunday, November 23rd, 2008

Leonardo Da Vinci

Saturday, November 22nd, 2008

Louvre Blockbuster Smashes Attendance Records

Wednesday, February 26th, 2020

Researchers Look into Strange Orb in Da Vinci Painting

Friday, January 3rd, 2020

Artwork Discovered in French Chateau Speculated to be da Vinci Portrait of Machiavelli

Thursday, October 31st, 2019

Art Newspaper Takes Closer Look at Negotiations Over Disputed Da Vinci, “Salvator Mundi” for Louvre Show

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

Da Vinci’s “Vitruvian Man” Ruling Barring Travel Reversed by Court

Thursday, October 17th, 2019

da Vinci’s ‘Vitruvian Man’ Barred from Travel to Paris After Court Ruling

Wednesday, October 9th, 2019

Disputed Da Vinci Heads to Auction in NYC

Thursday, October 3rd, 2019

Louvre Secures Key da Vinci Works from Italy for October Show

Wednesday, September 25th, 2019

London’s National Gallery Plans Immersive Installation on da Vinci Masterpiece

Wednesday, August 14th, 2019

Curator Refuses to Back Salvator Mundi as Authentic Da Vinci

Monday, June 3rd, 2019

Swiss Court Upholds Swiss Owner’s Rights to Da Vinci Work

Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

Drawing Confirmed as Rare Portrait of Da Vinci

Friday, May 3rd, 2019

Da Vinci’s “Salvator Mundi” and its Absence from Louvre Abu Dhabi Profiled in NYT

Monday, April 1st, 2019

DW Catalogs Disputes Between France and Italy Over Da Vinci Loans

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

Da Vinci Paintings Blocked for Export by Italian Government

Tuesday, January 8th, 2019

Tajan Offers Da Vinci Drawing Next June in Paris

Monday, November 12th, 2018
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NYT Notes Generation Gap in Online Art Sales

June 9th, 2020

As art sales go online, the NYT notes an increasing generation gap, with older buyers tapering off their purchases and younger buyers continuing to collect. “The resistance from older collectors is still there,” says Anders Petterson, founder of analytics firm ArtTactic.  “When there is no physical art world, how do you substitute that experience?” he added. “Younger people are a lot quicker to adapt.”
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Unrest Over Killing of George Floyd Forces Museums to Address Institutionalized Racism

June 9th, 2020

A piece in the New York Times charts pressure on institutions to address problems of systemic racism and injustice in their organizations, collections and programs, following the social unrest caused by the killing of George Floyd at the hands of the police.  “I do not think art museums have done enough,” says Chris Anagnos, executive director of the Association of Art Museum Directors. “We have dabbled around the edges of the work, but in our place of privilege we will never live up to the statement that ‘museums are for everyone’ unless we begin to confront, examine and dismantle the various structures that brought us to this point.”
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Art Basel Cancelled

June 9th, 2020

Art Basel has completely cancelled the 2020 edition of its fair in the Swiss town, after an attempt to move the fair’s dates to September.  “While there are signs of hope as individual countries are coming out of lockdown, the global situation remains precarious, and, unfortunately, too many uncertainties remain to go ahead with the fair,” the organization said in a statement. “These include the health risks posed by large gatherings, the limitations on intercontinental travel, and the unclear Swiss regulatory environment for shows of Art Basel’s size. Given these uncertainties, we believe that the best option concerning the Basel show is to focus on next year’s edition and delivering a fair of the exceptional international quality that the artworld expects.”
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