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Climate change and the future of the art’s works

Climate change and the future of the art’s works

One of the oldest human illusions is that culture is a conquest of, or an escape from, nature. It is an illusion we need to abandon fast. We might nurture some desperate dream that, as the benign post-ice age climate that has made civilisation possible is destroyed by our own […]

Poor Botticelli!

Poor Botticelli!

For a significant number of visitors, and even tourist guides or art lecturers, in my opinion, there is a sort of “Bermuda Triangle” in Le Louvre Museum- formed by the Winged Victory of Samothrace, Milo’s Venus and the Mona Lisa, who outshine all the rest of the Museum. Three works […]