Muslim Migrant Destroys 1000yr Old Statues In Historic Church
ROME: A 39-year-old African/Muslim migrant destroys 9th century art/statues in the church of San Martino ai Monti.
Beneath the Mona Lisa Lies a Second Portrait, Scientist Claims
Pascal Cotte claims that underneath the Mona Lisa's enigmatic smile lies a second, different portrait, perhaps even of a different person.
Mystery Of Mona Lisa's Smile 'Solved' As Experts Say Da Vinci Used The Same Illusion Years Before
Scientists may have discovered the secret behind one of the most famous mysteries in the history of art – the Mona Lisa’s smile. Experts from two UK universities said that a new study of another paint...
The top 10 unforgettable faces in art
From Manet's dreamy barmaid to Warhol's multicoloured Marilyn Monroe and ancient Egypt's beauty queen … here are the painted faces you'll never forget.
Mona Lisa: Italian scientists 'close' to discovering identity of Leonardo da Vinci model
Scientists are awaiting results from carbon tests on three female bodies exhumed from a convent in Florence, central Italy, back in 2011. Lead scientist Silvano Vinceti from Italy's National Committee...
Tourism officials vandalise Srinagar's lone art gallery without any prior notice
Tourism officials vandalise Srinagar's lone art gallery without any prior notice - In a shocking turn of events, Srinagar's first art gallery, "Gallerie One" was vandalised on Monday morning by state ...
Mona Lisa - Why so Famous
The Mona Lisa is widely considered the greatest portrait of all time. It appears in countless advertisements, has inspired poetry, sculpture, forgeries, and ...
David (Michelangelo) - Video
Sculpture from El David with music of Riz Ortolani.
Buddhas of Bamyan
67°49′36.49″E / 34.8320417°N 67.8268028°E / 34.8320417; 67.8268028The Buddhas of Bamiyan (Persian: بت های باميان – but hay-e bamiyan) were two 6th-century monumental statues o...
Buddhas of Bamyan - Wikipedia
Danaë (Rembrandt painting)
Danaë is Rembrandt's painting from the collection of Pierre Crozat which since the 18th century has resided in the Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia. It is a life-sized depiction of the charact...
Danaë (Rembrandt painting) - Wikipedia
David (Michelangelo)
David is a masterpiece of Renaissance sculpture created between 1501 and 1504, by Italian sculptor, painter, architect, poet Michelangelo.It is a 4.34-metre (14.2 ft), 5.17-metre (17.0 ft) w...
David (Michelangelo) - Wikipedia
Guernica (painting)
Guernica is a painting by Pablo Picasso. It was created in response to the bombing of Guernica, a Basque Country village in northern Spain, by German and Italian warplanes at the behest of the Spanish...
Guernica (painting) - Wikipedia
Khachkar destruction in Nakhchivan
The Armenian cemetery in Julfa (Armenian: Ջուղաի գերեզմանոց, Jughayi gerezmanots) was a medieval-era cemetery near the town of Julfa (known as Jugha in Armenian), Nakhchivan, an exclave of the Rep...
Khachkar destruction in Nakhchivan - Wikipedia
The Little Mermaid (statue)
The Little Mermaid (Danish: Den lille havfrue) is a bronze statue by Edvard Eriksen, depicting a mermaid. The sculpture is displayed on a rock by the waterside at the Langelinie promenade in Copen...
The Little Mermaid (statue) - Wikipedia
Night Watch (painting)
Militia Company of District II under the Command of Captain Frans Banninck Cocq, also known as The Shooting Company of Frans Banning Cocq and Willem van Ruytenburch, but commonly referred to as The Ni...
Night Watch (painting) - Wikipedia
Pietà (Michelangelo)
The Pietà (1498–1499) is a world-famous work of Renaissance sculpture by Michelangelo Buonarroti, housed in St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City. It is the first of a number of works of the same theme ...
Pietà (Michelangelo) - Wikipedia
Portland Vase
The Portland Vase is a Roman cameo glass vase, which is dated to between AD 1 and AD 25, though low BC dates have some scholarly support. It is the best known piece of Roman cameo glass and has served...
Portland Vase - Wikipedia
Rokeby Venus
The Rokeby Venus (also known as The Toilet of Venus, Venus at her Mirror, Venus and Cupid, or La Venus del espejo) is a painting by Diego Velázquez (1599–1660), the leading artist of the Spanish Gold...
Rokeby Venus - Wikipedia
Well of Moses
The Well of Moses (fr: Puits de Moïse) is a monumental sculpture recognised as the masterpiece of the Dutch artist Claus Sluter (1340-1405/6). It was executed by Sluter and his workshop in 1395–1403 f...
Well of Moses - Wikipedia
Mona Lisa
The Mona Lisa (Monna Lisa or La Gioconda in Italian; La Joconde in French) is a half-length portrait of a woman by the Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci, which has been acclaimed as "the best known, th...
Mona Lisa - Wikipedia
Beneath the Mona Lisa Lies a Second Portrait, Scientist Claims
Pascal Cotte claims that underneath the Mona Lisa's enigmatic smile lies a second, different portrait, perhaps even of a different person.
Spandau Synagogue
Spandau Synagogue was a synagogue at 12 Lindenufer in Spandau, Berlin. It was also known as Spandauer Vereinssynagoge (i.e. Spandau private synagogue).The synagogue was built in 1894–1895 and was dest...
Spandau Synagogue - Wikipedia
William Cooper (Aboriginal Australian)
William Cooper (c.1860 – 1941) was an Australian Aboriginal political activist and community leader.
Born in Yorta Yorta territory around the intersection of the Murray and Goulburn Rivers in Vict...
Speculation about Mona Lisa
The 16th-century portrait Mona Lisa, or La Gioconda (La Joconde), painted in oil on a poplar panel by Leonardo da Vinci, has been the subject of a considerable deal of speculation.
It has for a lo...
Speculation about Mona Lisa - Wikipedia
Tourism officials vandalise Srinagar's lone art gallery without any prior notice
Tourism officials vandalise Srinagar's lone art gallery without any prior notice - In a shocking turn of events, Srinagar's first art gallery, "Gallerie One" was vandalised on Monday morning by state ...
Pania
Pania, often styled "Pania of the Reef", is a figure of Māori mythology, and a symbol of the New Zealand city of Napier. A statue of Pania on Napier's Marine Parade is a major local tourist attraction...
Pania - Wikipedia
Painting Mona Lisa
I, Mona Lisa (UK title Painting Mona Lisa) is a historical novel by Jeanne Kalogridis about Lisa Gherardini, the model for Leonardo da Vinci's painting Mona Lisa. Lisa is portrayed as a young Italian ...
Painting Mona Lisa - Wikipedia
Works by Banksy damaged or destroyed
This is a list of damaged or destroyed works of guerrilla art created by Banksy, which have been removed from their original locations or otherwise damaged or destroyed.
Works by Banksy damaged or destroyed - Wikipedia
The Fall of the Damned
The Fall of the Damned, conversely known as The Fall of the Rebel Angels is a monumental religious painting by Peter Paul Rubens. It features a jumble of the bodies of the damned, hurled into abyss by...
The Fall of the Damned - Wikipedia