In central Moscow there is a private art collection of mysterious origins guarded by an octogenarian, Nina Moleva, who says it's filled with original works by Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Rembrandt, and other Renaissance masters, according to a report by Layli Foroudi in the Moscow Times. Show More Summary
nothingwasthere: Everything Is Happening: Journey into a Painting by Michael Jacobs – review James Hall, theguardian.com Ever since The Da Vinci Code (2003), art pundits and novelists have been queuing up to reveal the “secrets” of painters and paintings. Everything is Happening: Journey into a Painting, by the late Michael Jacobs, is one of the more…
Venus Williams triumphed over Roberta Vinci Friday in a hard-won three-set match to reach the Wuhan Open finals, reports news agency Agence France-Presse.
British No.1 Johanna Konta fell agonisingly short of causing another upset at the Wuhan Open in China, as Grand slam finalists Garbine Muguruza and Roberta Vinci stormed into the final four.
Roberta Vinci crushed Serena Williams’s dreams at the U.S. Open when she stopped her from completing a Grand Slam by ousting her in the semifinals. The sassy Italian didn’t have the same luck against Williams’s sister Venus, however, at in the pair’s semifinal at the Wuhan Open on Friday. Vinci lost 7-5, 2-6, 7-6 to the […]
Roberta Vinci dropped an F Bomb on Venus, but it wasn't enough.
Every conversation about women's tennis, especially in 2015, revolved around Serena Williams. It was certainly understandable because of how dominant she was, but Venus Williams has quietly put together one of her best seasons in years. Fittingly,...Show More Summary
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One month ago, Roberta Vinci ended Serena Williams’ Grand Slam run in the semifinals of the U.S. Open. This week, Serena’s (...)
Dearest Queer Person, Chances are you don’t even know that you are holy or royal or magic, but you are. You are part of an adoptive family going back through every generation of human existence. Long before you were born, our people were inventing incredible things. Show More Summary
In pop culture, conspiracy believers -- like FBI agent Fox Mulder on The X Files or professor Robert Langdon in The Da Vinci Code -- tend to reject the notion of coincidence or chance; even the most random-seeming events are thought to result from some sort of intention or design. Show More Summary
Like Leonardo da Vinci’s drawing of the Vitruvian Man, the 344-foot Acquaintance yacht concept by Vitruvius Yachts and Oceanco is a classic study in the beauty of balance and proportion. Designed by the famed naval architect Philippe...Show More Summary
When Serena Williams' incredible historic run came to an end against Roberta Vinci in the U.S. Open semifinals, we all stood up and applauded her, but deep down, Williams was grieving. The loss broke her heart. "I've played injured...Show More Summary
One of Australia?s most acclaimed photographers has revealed Brisbane?s buildings and landmarks from a stunning new perspective with camera obscura ? an ancient technique used by the likes of Aristotle, Leonardo da Vinci and even Karl Marx. Show More Summary
Italian researchers believe they are closer to confirming the identity of the Renaissance woman who posed for one of the world’s most famous paintings: Leonardo da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa.” Experts have believed for some time that the enigmatic model with the mysterious smile in...
Leonardo DiCaprio may be the Renaissance Man of Hollywood, but it seems Fox News presenter Sam Shepard took the title a little too literally. On Thursday, the host bungled up big time when he mistakenly attributed Leonardo da Vinci’s immortal painting ‘Mona Lisa’ to the Hollywood A-list actor. Show More Summary
Fox News anchor Shepard Smith takes a revolutionary approach to art, crediting actor Leonardo DiCaprio with renaissance artist’s Leonardo da Vinci’s work. To be fair, they are both artists in the broader sense and do both have a cult following.
Fox News’ Shepard Smith got his Leos wrong during a segment in which he discussed the ongoing search for the woman who posed for the Mona Lisa. Instead of Leonardo da Vinci, Smith named DiCaprio as the painter behind the famous work, via THR. Show More Summary
Some say Leonardo Da Vinci used a male model; others theorize the artist did a self-portrait in disguise or used several models
Lara Pulver (“Sherlock,” Edge of Tomorrow, “Da Vinci’s Demons”) has joined the cast of the upcoming, still-untitled fifth installment in the Underworld series, says Deadline. Also starring Kate Beckinsale, Bradley James, and Tobias Menzies, plot and story details for the fifth Underworld are being kept under wraps. The Underworld sequel, which is the fifth film […]