Yearly Archives: 2017


The Super-Leonardo, chapter 2

  The mystery lasted less than expected: the name of the purchaser of the Salvator Mundi finally came out.   Badger bin Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Farhan al-Saud, in short “a sheikh” of a collateral-cadet-minor branch that basically reconnects to the most controversial character in the Arab world at this […]


Half a million good reasons to talk about Old Masters

    Precisely, they write $ 450,312,500. But they mean “Leonardo”. Considerations could also end here. Apotheosis, Game-Set-Match, Epic Win, if you like. After all, as we have already forecasted: what if? What would happen if, besides authors such as Gentileschi, a Michelangelo or a Leonardo came up on the […]


“Copper. The Medium of Flemish Art”

Copper. The Medium of Flemish Art Turin 07.11.2017-23.12.2017 The second half of the sixteenth century marks the rise in the world of arts of a new medium for the realization of the paintings: the copper. The copper’s foil was and ideal medium for oil paintings because it was a waterproof […]