MILAN - Assertions that an eminent scholar had authenticated a portrait by Leonardo da Vinci tantalized art lovers with the prospect of a new masterpiece and inflated a backroom bidding war worth tens of millions of euros. Only Carlo Pedretti, long-time director of the Leonardo center at the University of... more »
WASHINGTON - Governor Bobby Jindal brushed off reporters' questions Monday about a portrait which went viral on social media last week showing Jindal with a different skin tone.
"You mean I'm not not white?" Jindal said, echoing comedian Richard Pryor in response to questions at a breakfast session organized... more »
A school board in Ohio has to decide how to respond to a federal lawsuit about a portrait of Jesus hanging on the wall of a middle school since 1947. The portrait was donated by a student group to the Jackson County School District. The ACLU and Freedom From Religion... more »
LONDON- Royalty has many perks. There are titles, guards, and palaces. As the former Kate Middleton has discovered, you also get portraits. The first official portrait of the Duchess of Cambridge, as Kate is formally known, was unveiled at the National Portrait Gallery today. Paul Emsley's portrait shows the 31-year-old... more »