Couples from all over Italy descended on the southern city of Terni to publicly declare their intention to marry. Elsewhere in the world, artists used the romantic occasion to make a political statement.
Eight months after James Rosenquist's death in March, the Museum Ludwig in Cologne is showing the American pop art icon's key works. Some of the paintings have never been displayed in Germany.
The Italian painter's recently discovered portrait of Christ, "Salvator Mundi," has sold for a record-breaking $450.3 million (€382 million). The artwork, which went missing for several years, was once traded for $60.
Leonardo da Vinci's "Salvator Mundi" is being auctioned in New York. The work sold for $60 in 1958; it's worth an estimated $100 million today. But did the old master really paint it?
The recent Neymar football transfer was emblematic of the obscene games of the ultra-rich. With the record auction of Leonardo da Vinci's "Salvator Mundi," the art world now has its own symbol, says Torsten Landsberg.
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