Ever wonder what artists eat? Apparently Leonardo da Vinci’s journals recorded not only his brilliant ideas but also his thoughts about food and nutrition. It seems like he may have been on to something: in addition to advising against eating when you are not hungry, he also understood the importance of eating well-cooked meals made up of simple ingredients. Revolutionary! 🙂
Meanwhile, in the contemporary world, check out photographer Zachary Zavislak’s clever series Artist’s Palate.
The Metropolitan Museum got a new president, replacing Emily Rafferty, who was the first woman to hold this post, and will step down at the end of March.
In celebrity art news, my 4th grade crush, Leonardo diCaprio recently purchased this after seeing it on Instagram.
And in celebrity parents news: Julia Louis-Dreyfus’s billionaire father has decided to sell of his $50 million+ art collection over the next few years, to benefit the endowment for nonprofit Harlem Children’s Zone.
Meanwhile, James Franco’s mom Betsy is also busy using her influence for good in the art world, and is currently fundraising for WomenArts, an organization that supports gender equality in the arts.
Happy Friday, and see you tomorrow for Pi Day!