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The Lost Leonardo
Directed By: Andreas Koefoed
Running Time: 96 min.
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The Lost Leonardo is the inside story behind the Salvator Mundi, the most expensive painting ever sold at $450 million. From the moment the painting is bought for $1175 at a shady New Orleans auction house, and the restorer discovers masterful Renaissance brushstrokes under the heavy varnish of its cheap restoration, the Salvator Mundi's fate is determined by an insatiable quest for fame, money and power. As its price soars, so do the questions about its authenticity: is this painting really by Leonardo da Vinci? Unravelling the hidden agendas of the richest men and the most powerful art institutions in the world, The Lost Leonardo reveals how vested interests in the Salvator Mundi are of such tremendous power that truth becomes secondary.
“The Lost Leonardo is the first art-world documentary I’ve seen that captures what art becomes once it goes through the looking glass of greed: not just a commodity, but a way of transferring and manipulating power. It’s enough to make the Mona Lisa stop smiling.”
—Owen Gleiberman, Variety
|Friday, October 1||7:15pm|
|Saturday, October 2||4:15pm, 7:15pm|
|Sunday, October 3||4:15pm, 7:15pm|
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|Saturday, October 9||4:15pm, 7:15pm|
|Sunday, October 10||4:15pm, 7:15pm|
Doctorow Center for the Arts, Village of Hunter, NY
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