Leonardo da Vinci

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Was there anything the Renaissance freewheeler couldn’t do?

BY Amy Sherlock | 25 SEP 19
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The landmark exhibition will mark 500 years since the death of the Italian master

BY Frieze News Desk | 17 JUN 19
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In further news: trouble at the 58th Venice Biennale’s Lithuanian Pavilion; Lubaina Himid describes Turner Prize win as ‘bittersweet’

BY Frieze News Desk | 04 JUN 19
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In further news: Baltimore Museum of Art announces city-wide survey; Lonnie Bunch becomes first African American to head Smithsonian

31 MAY 19
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In further news: roving biennial Manifesta reveals 2022 location; inaugural Triennial of Asia announced

BY Frieze News Desk | 03 MAY 19
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After microscopic examinations revealed ‘left-handed charcoal marks’, the sketch is now thought to be by the Renaissance master  

BY Frieze News Desk | 06 MAR 19
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In further news: Radical Matriarchy protest lack of diversity at Washington’s National Gallery of Art; Met to return stolen ancient coffin to Egypt

BY Frieze News Desk | 19 FEB 19
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In further news: Italian scholar claims to have found Leonardo’s only sculpture; Tracey Emin plans her museum

BY Frieze News Desk | 12 FEB 19
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In further news: Beatrix Ruf and Stedelijk agree to ‘leave past behind’; Gaurav Bhatia departs Sotheby’s India after #MeToo allegations

08 JAN 19
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An outward-turned left eye featured in da Vinci’s portraits suggest a disorder which helped him paint three-dimensional scenes

22 OCT 18
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In further news: British cultural figures demand justice for Shahidul Alam; Beijing’s Ullens Centre plans second museum

04 SEP 18
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The auction house insists that there is a broad scholarly consensus that the record-breaking artwork be attributed to Leonardo

13 AUG 18
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An art historian and leading Leonardo expert has cast doubt on the painting’s attribution

06 AUG 18
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In further news: Salvator Mundi on show at Louvre Abu Dhabi in September; German government approves 9% culture budget boost

29 JUN 18
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Italian art historians claim that the 15th-century tile is the Renaissance master’s earliest known work – but a leading Leonardo expert disagrees

22 JUN 18
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In further news: FT editor’s appointment as chair of Tate trustees criticized; and a Wes Anderson exhibition comes to London

29 MAR 18
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In further news: Abu Dhabi authorities now say they acquired USD$450 million Leonardo; removal of artworks in Catalonia stokes separatist tensions

12 DEC 17
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In further news: MOCA Detroit suspends Jens Hoffmann after harassment allegations; Met refuses to remove ‘suggestive’ Balthus painting

08 DEC 17
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In other headlines: Trevor Bell (1930-2017); further allegations of sexual harassment in the art world; The Walker’s Olga Viso steps down

17 NOV 17

The staggering price reached by Salvator Mundi prompts the question: what are you really buying when you buy an artwork?

BY Cody Delistraty | 17 NOV 17