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‘Spellbound’ at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, traces magic and ritual from the Middle Ages to today

By Hettie Judah

The auction house insists that there is a broad scholarly consensus that the record-breaking artwork be attributed to Leonardo

An art historian and leading Leonardo expert has cast doubt on the painting’s attribution

Modern Art Oxford, UK

By James Attlee
Hannah Ryggen, Blood in the Grass, 1966. Courtesy: KODE-Art Museums of Bergen. Photo: KODE/Dag Fosse © Hannah Ryggen / DACS 2017


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Nicolas Party, ‘Pathway’, installation view, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, 2016. Courtesy: the artist and The Modern Institute/Toby Webster Ltd, Glasgow Photography: Chad Redmon


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