Salvator Mundi: the Louvre has certified it as the work of Leonardo da Vinci. But it kept those findings secret after a squabble with the painting’s owners. Photograph: Benjamin Norman/New York Times

French curators had worked for a decade to prepare a major exhibition marking the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci. When it opened,(...)

The collective Atelier Van Lieshout’s “Domestikator” (2015), which was to go on view on in 2017 in the Louvre’s Tuileries Gardens. The Louvre has withdrawn the large installation for being sexually explicit. Photograph: Atelier van Lieshout via The New York Times

The Louvre has withdrawn a large installation by a Dutch art and design collective for being sexually explicit. The piece, “Domestikator”, by the co(...)