Tag: International Herald Tribune


The branding of Mona Lisa: a lesson for young artists

Mary Blume reports in the International Herald Tribune: “If, as Andr� Malraux said, museums do not simply exhibit masterpieces but create them, Sassoon adds that they need to be written about, publicized, to reach iconic status and in mid-19th-century France, more than anywhere else, men and women of letters wrote […]


Pre-digital perspective

Roderick Conway Morris writes in the International Herald Tribune: �For most of his career Piero della Francesca pursued painting and mathematics with equal success. In his treatise “De prospectiva pingendi” (On Painting Perspective) he chided his fellow artists for not mastering the rules of scientific perspective.” Recent conservation of several […]