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An Immaculate Copy of Leonardo’s The Last Supper Digitized by Google: View It in High Resolution Online

Romantic poets told us that great art is eternal and transcendent. They also told us everything made by human hands is bound to end in ruin and decay. Both themes were inspired by the rediscovery and renewed fascination for the arts of antiquity in Europe and Egypt. It was a time of renewed appreciation for monumental works of art, which happened to coincide with a period when they came under considerable threat from looters, vandals, and invading armies. One work of art that appeared on the it...
Tags: Google, Art, Europe, England, Milan, College, Egypt, Royal Academy of Arts, Brazil, Notre Dame, Napoleon, Facebook Twitter, Da Vinci, National Museum, Leonardo, Leonardo da Vinci


Watch Picasso Create a Masterpiece in Just Five Minutes (1955)

"One day in Paris a wealthy woman goes into a café and sees Picasso," writes Alastair Dryburgh in Everything You Know About Business Is Wrong. After a few minutes, she summons up the courage to approach him. 'Monsieur Picasso,' she asks, 'would you make a portrait of me? I'll pay you anything you want.' Picasso nods, grabs a menu, and in five minutes has sketched the woman's portrait on the back of it. He hands it to her. 'Five thousand francs,' he says. 'But Monsieur Picasso, it only to...
Tags: Google, Art, Facebook, Film, College, Paris, Royal Academy of Arts, Seoul, Picasso, Facebook Twitter, Royal Academy, Henri Georges Clouzot, Colin Marshall, Clouzot, 21st Century Los Angeles, Alastair Dryburgh


Skin in the game: do we need to take down nudes – or look at them harder?

The Royal Academy’s major exhibition of nudes features equal numbers of naked men and women. Is this progress?Things look different after #MeToo. And not just after #MeToo, but after several years of a surging fourth wave of feminism. There has been fury against patriarchy – with the term itself, after decades of dormancy, surging back into use to explain everything from the rise of Donald Trump to sexual violence in India to pay inequality in western Europe.Everywhere, dams of silence and fear ...
Tags: Art, Europe, Education, India, Women, Painting, Life and style, Society, World news, Body Image, Culture, Feminism, Art and design, Drawing, Sexuality, Royal Academy of Arts


Poll finds that 60% of Britons want to keep their EU citizenship

Cultural and business leaders join campaign to keep rights to live and work in EuropeSix out of 10 Britons want to keep their European Union citizenship after Brexit – including the rights to live, work, study and travel in the EU – and many would be prepared to pay large sums to do so, according to research led by the London School of Economics.Support for retaining the rights is particularly strong among 18- to 24-year-olds, 85% of whom want to retain their EU citizenship in addition to their ...
Tags: Europe, Music, Politics, London, Education, Eu, European Union, Society, UK News, Foreign Policy, Art and design, Higher Education, Royal Academy of Arts, Young People, University of Bristol, University of Oxford



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