Renovation reveals Blanche Mortimer’s 14th c. stone memorial holds a surprise: Her remains lay in the tomb behind her Sleeping Beauty visage.
Trees and nature are common themes in art; sometimes the two cross paths more intimately; birds nest in tree sculptures, and artists sculpt via chainsaw.
What did art mean in the 16th century? Emperor Akbar, who reigned from 1556 – 1605, loved art of all forms, encouraging the love of art across Mughal India.
A chimp’s painting won a $10K prize, and other animal art sold for over $20K in 2005. If a primate applies paint to a surface, is it really art?
Creditors are circling in Detroit – will the city consider selling the DIA collection as collateral, following in the worldwide history of plundered art?