2019 marks five hundred years since the death of Leonardo da Vinci, and the Royal Collection are commemorating this with the exhibition Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing. I say “the” exhibition but actually, it consists of twelve simultaneous exhibitions in art galleries across the UK, containing 144 drawings from the Royal Collection. It’ll…
A whistle-stop tour of a few of my favourite things in the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.!
Things have been really exciting on the University of Hull campus since January 3rd, as City of Culture started with welcoming the Lines of Thought travelling exhibition from the British Museum.
If you’ve been to both the National Gallery in London and the Louvre in Paris, you might have noticed that Leonardo painted a twin set of paintings.
The Louvre... absolutely huge, it used to be a royal palace. It comprises three wings, several floors and several thousand objects, with the crowning jewel often perceived to be Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa.