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Renaissance art


Albrecht Dürer drawing bought for $30 worth millions

November 25, 2021 3:41 pm

Bought five years ago for just €27 ($30) at a house clearance sale in the US, it now estimated to sell at around €44.5 million ($50 million).

Dubai Expo offers close-up of Michelangelo's David, but only from neck up

October 06, 2021 6:11 pm

Artistic director Davide Rampello said the aim was to provide a new experience by allowing visitors to see the David at eye level, whereas art lovers have to look up at the original statue at the Galleria dell'Accademia museum in Florence

New Rijksmuseum exhibition showcases Renaissance portraits

October 01, 2021 4:46 pm

The Dutch national museum's new exhibition “Remember Me,” covers the century 1470-1570 and features portraits from across the continent by masters including Albrecht Duerer, Hans Holbein and Titian that underscore humanity's enduring desire to be remembered

Ahead of re-opening, London's V&A museum unveils new Raphael gallery

May 06, 2021 6:47 pm

The V&A, named after Queen Victoria and her husband Prince Albert, will re-open its doors to the public on May 19 in the next phase of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's roadmap out of lockdown

Portrait by Renaissance master expected to soar past USD 80 mn

September 26, 2020 8:59 pm

Botticelli's 15th-century portrait of a nobleman in Young Man Holding a Roundel is the highlight of Sotheby's Masters Week sale series in New York in January.

The New Year's Eve photo that has the Internet buzzing; some even called it 'modern Renaissance art'

January 03, 2016 12:40 am

This New Year's Eve photo of Manchester has taken the fancy of the Internet, with some calling it a modern-day masterpiece.

Step into the Renaissance

April 02, 2014 12:13 am

The Gates of Paradise, a landmark sculpture from the Florentine Renaissance, is part of an exhibition that travels to India for the first time.