Category Archives: Art of the day

On this day in art history: Mona Lisa stolen

As I read French news this morning, a note popped up at the bottom of the page, 1911 – The Mona Lisa stolen by a Louvre employee If you’ve been to visit the lady with the most famous smile, you probably have formed your own opinion about this quintessential artwork. Surprisingly small, from behind the… Read More »

The Kiss/Le Baiser/Der Kuss/Il Bacio

With the International Kissing Day (6th July) just behind us, it seems appropriate to look at some famous kisses in art. There is no way to touch on all images concerned with this eternal subject of a fundamental human act of love, but perhaps the small selection below will inspire you to look for more… Read More »