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.   

Leonardo DiCaprio(Getty/photo by Tibrina Hobson/WireImage)

Will Leonardo DiCaprio Do Justice to Leonardo da Vinci?

Leonardo da Vinci Biopic to Star Hollywood’s Leading Leo In an upcoming biopic, Leonardo DiCaprio is slated to star as Old Master Leonardo da Vinci. The project is based on a soon-to-be published biography written by notable author Walter Isaacson. Isaacson, whose book publishes in October, also penned the film fodder for Steve Jobs, starring Michael…

Bedroom II by Ben Fenske, oil painting, 35 x 43.

No Crisis Here, Look Elsewhere

Contemporary Figurative Artists Are Staking a Claim I roll my eyes every time I hear about representational and figurative art and realism being “imperiled.” Why? Because there are so many important representational artists painting right now. It’s almost offensive how people think legitimacy comes with the passage of time. History can be a great equalizer,…

Missing Caravaggio painting.

FBI Top 10 Art Crimes

Mysterious Art Heists That Remain Unsolved In my free time, I bum around the Federal Bureau of Investigation website because, really, who doesn’t? Despite being a bit clunky, it is surprisingly light on intimidation and yields plenty of true-crime gems. There are rundowns on public corruption, cyber crime, counterintelligence and the FBI’s Top Ten Art…