Leonardo DiCaprio optioned Walter Isaacson's new biography on Leonardo Da Vinci, and the film has just secured a screenwriter: John Logan, who wrote ‘Skyfall’ and ‘Spectre.’ The film, produced by Paramount and Appian Way, will star DiCaprio in the title role.
Several women have accused Chuck Close of sexually harassing them when they came to his studio to pose. The artist agreed that he has spoken candidly and crudely to women about their bodies. “Last time I looked, discomfort was not a major offense,” he said.
Seven decades after confiscation by the Nazis, a French court has ordered an 1887 painting by impressionist artist Camille Pissarro back to the Jewish family that owned it. The work, “Picking Peas,” was last bought at auction over 20 years ago for $800,000.