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Too much of a good thing can be wonderful, Mae West famously quipped. She might have been standing in front of a Lari Pittman painting. The three epically-scaled works anchoring Pittman's show at Regen Projects forsake " or" to exuberantly embrace "
We recently spotted these "Lord of the Rings" tarot cards on Russian artist Olga Levina's website. In an email interview with The Huffington Post, Levina revealed that she created the deck of cards at the request of a friend who both adored Tolkien's
The De Brcy Tondo painting of the Madonna and Child, which is believed to be one of Raphael's masterpieces and a prototype for the Sistine Madonna, will be sold in the first online auction. It has been subjected to extreme scrutiny and 30 years of
A detail from The Virgin Mary with Saints Thomas Aquinas and Paul Tempera (about 1280 1348) gallery Video Video The show is teasingly called Revealing the Early Renaissance: Stories and Secrets in Florentine Art. The key word here is Renaissance,
The Prince' author Niccolo Machiavelli discovered by British professor The document was found in Florence's state archives and marks the turning point in Machiavelli's life that would inspire him to write his famous political treatise. The Prince' is
When the Medici family returned to power in Florence in 1512, Machiavelli was removed from his post in the city's chancery because of his association with the head of a rival faction. His name was then linked with a conspiracy to overthrow the Medici.
On Friday, February 8, I entered the grand MichaelKate space over on Santa Barbara and Yanonali streets a little more nervous than normal; curator Brad Nack had recruited me to moderate a discussion among the three artists who are showing there
Sistine Madonna, the work of Italian Renaissance artist Raphael. The celebration of Raphael's late works continues this year with exhibitions in Madrid, Paris, Tokyo, and Frankfurt. Of all the exhibits honoring the apogee of this genius's works,
After reading some of his dozens of predictions, Vazquez took questions from reporters and said tarot cards showed Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who is battling cancer, will make it to his inauguration but that he will be dead by April. (AP Photo/
Famed Florentine Renaissance crucifixes by Michelangelo, Donatello and Filippo Brunelleschi will go on show together for the first time in the Florence Baptistery from November 2 to 11. The crosses, respectively from the Tuscan city's Santo Spirito,