Tag: painting

BAL161739 The Last Supper, 1495-97 (fresco) (post restoration) by Vinci, Leonardo da (1452-1519); 460x880 cm; Santa Maria della Grazie, Milan, Italy; (add.info.: detail of 227198;); Italian,  out of copyright
Art

Da Vinci: Fact or Fiction?

We’ve assembled our Top Ten Favourite Fascinating Facts about the man behind the Mona Lisa’s smile. Can you identify which of these ‘facts’ might be fiction… 1.)    As well as being an accomplished artist, Leonardo can also be described as an architect, engineer, mathematician and philosopher. Leonardo left fewer […]

Spotty (Arabian Leopard Cub), 2008 by Mark Adlington / Bridgeman Images
Art, Culture

Cute Animals

Pets are a great way to beat the blues, offering unconditional love and companionship. No furry-legged friend? Well, your next best bet is a specially curated gallery of adorable pups, cute cubs and curious kittens from the whole spectrum of art history and beyond, sure to warm the cockles of […]