Seen to be less capable because of their deafness, deaf artists in the Renaissance used their art as a powerful means of expression.
On 11 September 1841, John Goffe Rand patented the ‘metal rolls for paint’, sparking a revolution in oil painting.
The sacred sites of Aboriginal art.
In 1820 the discovery of an ancient Greek statue with missing arms posed more questions than answers.
A Ghanaian moment in Africa’s struggle to repatriate its art.
Did two paintings by the Italian master Caravaggio end up in a backstreet shop in Avignon?
Flowers formed from pith paper captured the imagination of British society in the 19th century, sparking a search for the elusive ‘rice paper’ plant.
An innocent woman resists two sexual predators, only to face a trial that reveals their guilt.
A lusty gathering of Roman deities ends in embarrassment.
Does the intelligent sea mammal, long associated with Venus, the goddess of love, offer a clue to a lost jewel of the Renaissance?