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Mona Lisa could hit the road on French tour, says culture minister

Travelling exhibition aims to reduce ‘cultural segregation’, says Francoise Nyssen The Mona Lisa, Leonardo Da Vinci’s masterpiece that has spent nearly all of the past 500 years in Paris, could embark on a rare tour of France, the country’s culture minister said on Thursday. Show More Summary

The Mona Lisa May Be Making A Tour Of France

2 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

"Da Vinci's masterpiece, which has spent nearly all of the past 500 years in Paris, could soon be smiling at audiences across France as part of a rare tour, the country's culture minister said Thursday. Françoise Nyssen told Europe 1 radio she was 'seriously considering' the move as part of travelling exhibition of the country's […]

artist-raphael: Joanna of Aragon, 1518, RaphaelSize: 95x120...

2 weeks agoArts / Art History : Old Paint

artist-raphael: Joanna of Aragon, 1518, Raphael Size: 95x120 cm Medium: oil, canvas Italian artist, Raphael. Together with Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci, he forms the traditional trinity of great masters of the Renaissance.

Hunting for the woman in the ‘African Mona Lisa’

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

She’s been described as “the African Mona Lisa”, the subject of a long-lost series of three paintings by the artist considered the father of Nigerian modernism. But like Leonardo da Vinci’s most famous portrait, finding out more about the woman in Ben Enwonwu’s...

The Neanderthal Da Vinci's --"Created the World's Oldest Known Cave Paintings 20,000 Years Before Arrival of 1st Modern Humans"

Scientists have found the first major evidence that Neanderthals, rather than modern humans, created the world's oldest known cave paintings - suggesting they may have had an artistic sense similar to our own. It also indicates that they thought symbolically,...        

Da Vinci’s BFF, the CPA

It’s common modern practice to consider art and commerce in opposition to each other, and artists and accountants as cartoonish polar opposites, as well. But it wasn’t always so. About 520 years ago, art and commerce, artist and accountant, lived with and learned from each other through the lives of Luca Pacioli and an up-and-comer […]

Concept Idea for a New da Vinci Surgical System

The da Vinci surgical robotic systems from Intuitive Surgical have become extremely popular among physicians and patients, though there are some controversies surrounding costs of procedures and complications. The system is so inspiring that Amin Akhshi, an industrial product designer, has imagined a future da Vinci system. Akhshi’s design provides easy access to the patient […]

Dream homes: Five tempting properties for sale in Tuscany

Florence is the onetime residence of Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo and Botticelli. It is also a magnet for expatriates.        

Vinci Un Set Da Gara con Blueseventy e Swim Swam!

By Giusy Cisale on SwimSwam Il concorso è per gentile concessione di blueseventy , un partner di SwimSwam Blueseventy ti farà nuotare al meglio grazie al concorso Championship... Read the full story on SwimSwam: Vinci Un Set Da Gara con Blueseventy e Swim Swam!

Leonardo boosts Christie's sales to record high

last monthArts : Artdaily

Sales at Christie's hit a record high last year of £5.1 billion (5.8 billion euros, $7.3 billion) boosted by blockbuster sales including Leonardo da Vinci's "Salvator Mundi", the auction house said on Friday. The Britain-based auction...Show More Summary

‘Bond’ Writer John Logan to Pen Leonardo DiCaprio’s Da Vinci Movie

By Sheryl Oh This is a reunion fit for awards bait. The article ‘Bond’ Writer John Logan to Pen Leonardo DiCaprio’s Da Vinci Movie appeared first on Film School Rejects.

Leonardo DiCaprio to Play Leonardo Da Vinci in Leonardo Da Vinci Movie

Leonardo DiCaprio is notoriously picky about which projects he tackles as an actor. He hasn’t made a film since finally winning an Oscar for Best Actor in The Revenant, but he’s on board Quentin Tarantino’s developing movie about the Manson Family murders, which is supposed to be his next project. Show More Summary

From the Da Vinci code to Habiro

The Fibonacci sequence reappears a bit later in Dan Brown’s book ‘The Da Vinci Code’ where it is used to login to the bank account of Jacques Sauniere at the fictitious Parisian branch of the Depository Bank of Zurich. Last time we saw that the Hankel matrix of the Fibonacci series $F=(1,1,2,3,5,\dots)$ is invertible over […]

John Logan to Adapt Leonardo Da Vinci Book for Leonardo DiCaprio

Based on the book by Walter Isaacson The post John Logan to Adapt Leonardo Da Vinci Book for Leonardo DiCaprio appeared first on

John Logan To Adapt Walter Isaacson’s Leonardo Da Vinci Book For Leo DiCaprio

EXCLUSIVE: Paramount has set John Logan to adapt the Walter Isaacson book Leonardo da Vinci as a star vehicle for Leonardo DiCaprio to play the painter/scientist. DiCaprio and Jennifer Davisson are producing through their Appian Way banner. Show More Summary

From the Da Vinci code to Galois

In The Da Vinci Code, Dan Brown feels he need to bring in a French cryptologist, Sophie Neveu, to explain the mystery behind this series of numbers: 13 – 3 – 2 – 21 – 1 – 1 – 8 – 5 The Fibonacci sequence, 1-1-2-3-5-8-13-21-34-55-89-144-… is such that any number in it is the […]

Why America’s Next Tank Might Not Even Be a ‘Tank’

Danny Lam Security, North America Dispensing with the heavy cannon, munitions and turret alone removes about twenty tonnes from a modern main battle tank. The idea of armored fighting vehicles dates from before da Vinci and is the latest iteration of the mounted heavy Cavalry and war elephants. Show More Summary

The Leonardo Exception

2 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

Leonardo da Vinci was not a consummate painter. He was first and foremost a scientist, inventor and experimenter, with an excess of artistic talent to help pay the rent and a trove of notebooks to document his true obsessions. What I admire and envy about him is that thirst and drive to know everything, and […]

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