Remains of Model For Mona Lisa May Have Been Found in Italian Convent

From Sri Lanka the Sunday Observer reports that archaeologists may have uncovered the remains of Lisa Gherardini, better known as the woman who posed for the Mona Lisa. The remains are being recovered from beneath the floor of a convent in Florence, Italy. Lisa Gherardini, known as Lisa del Giocondo in Italy, became a nun after her husband’s death […]

Dallas Exhibit Looks at Dialogue between Photographers and Impressionist Painters

An exhibit that closed January 3 at the University of Michigan Museum of Art Beginning will move to the Dallas Museum of Art for a  February 21 opening. The landmark exhibition exploring the influential and profound relationship between photographers and painters who lived and worked along the Normandy coast in France during the mid-19th century. […]