All posts by Courtney Jordan

Courtney Jordan

About Courtney Jordan

  Courtney is the editor of Artist Daily. For her, art is one of life’s essentials and a career mainstay. She’s pursued academic studies of the Old Masters of Spain and Italy as well as museum curatorial experience, writing and reporting on arts and culture as a magazine staffer, and acquiring and editing architecture and cultural history books. She hopes to recommit herself to more studio time, too, working in mixed media.   

30th September 1955: Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973), Spanish painter and pioneer of Cubism. (Photo by George Stroud/Express/Getty Images)

Picasso or Warhol? Basquiat or Duchamp?

Who Truly Dominated 20th Century Modern Art? 100 years produces a lot of ripple effects. Especially in the art world. But who made the biggest splash? In 20th century modern art there are tons of contenders and plenty of opinions to go around. Was it Picasso or Duchamp? Jump forward a few decades. Was it…

C3686 , Leonardo Da Vinci (1452-1519), Italian School. Nude Woman. Study for the Mona Lisa. Pencil on brown paper, 0.72 x 0.54 m. Chantilly, musee Conde. , C3686 , Vinci Leonard De ( 1452 - 1519 ) Ec. Ital. , Etude de nue pour la Joconde ( papier brun ; pierre noire 0;72 X 0;54 ) , Chantilly . Musee Conde

Is It Really a Naked Mona Lisa?

Did Leonardo da Vinci Sketch an Unclothed Mona? Leonardo da Vinci is having an art world revival with the 500th anniversary of his death coming in 2019. There’s a Leonardo di Caprio bio pic on the horizon and a recent new biography hitting the stands. Now Parisian curators and conservators have come down on the side…