As some of you guys may or may not know the clothing brand Abercrombie and Fitch hit the media spotlight when back in 2006 the C.E.O Mike Jeffries stated that his brand was 'exclusionary' and a lot of people don't belong in their clothes. He was quoted saying; “Candidly, we go after the cool…Read more
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In an attempt to keep one of the finest Italian Renaissance drawings in the UK, a temporary export bar has been placed on Raphael’s Head of a Young Apostle, preventing it from going abroad and providing one last chance for someone to raise the money allowing the drawing to stay within the UK. Raphael who…Read more
On the 23rd anniversary of the largest property heist in US history; the theft of £330m worth of art from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, the FBI announced a new publicity campaign aimed at generating tips on the location of the missing art. Although sensationally they are now claiming to have solved the…Read more
Leonardo da Vinci’s formal training in the anatomy of the human body began with his apprenticeship with Andrea Del Verrocchio. As Leonardo developed and became a successful artist, he was given permission to dissect human corpses at the Hospital of Santa Maria Nuova in Florence and later at hospitals in Milan and Rome. Leonardo made over 200 pages of…Read more
I recently got into a debate with the Doodletribe founder about the merits of CBS’s Elementary vs. BBC’s Sherlock. To me Sherlock Holmes is more than just the first great fictional detective, he is the most adaptable of characters, but there was a feeling that by the end of the 20th century, the traditional Holmes,…Read more
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