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A newly discovered journal has revealed that Leonardo developed early versions of 21st century trends, from fidget spinners to cat cafés. The post The Incredible Prescience of Leonardo da Vinci appeared first on Hyperallergic.
“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication” –Leonardo Da Vinci Having grown up in the city, it’s not very often that I’ve come into contact with so-called “simple folks”. That’s why, when I do come across them, whether it’s in a city or the countryside, it often turns out to be a refreshing experience. Show More Summary
"It turns out there is another - even two - out there. And at least one dealer thinks they could be worth as much as $200 million each. Both are smaller-scale, devotional paintings depicting the same image: the Virgin Mary with the Christ child in her lap. The baby is holding a cross-shaped stick used […]
"In 2017, we gained new insight on the early years of Leonardo da Vinci and the final ones of Andy Warhol; amateur archaeologists were rewarded with major finds; and several masterpieces were discovered, simply hiding in plain sight. From newly mapped Venezuelan petroglyphs to a long-lost Magritte, these are 10 of the most notable art-historical […]
The Vinci 2.0 is a set of wireless headphones that can make calls, track your physical activity, play music and more, all without needing to have a separate smartphone or device nearby. Audio technology company Inspero Inc. recentlyShow More Summary
Vast property west of Paris is a new-build that looks like a 17th century palace and boasts a cinema, deluxe swimming pool and glass-bottomed moat Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been revealed as the owner of a French chateau...Show More Summary
The city of Laguna Niguel has announced the winners of the 2017 Holiday Lights Decorating Contest in the following categories, To view a map go to cityoflagunaniguel.org/DocumentCenter/View/13986 Christmas Carols The Vinci Family, 23852 Hillhurst Dr. Show More Summary
This year, as we are wont to do, people all over the globe broke records, reached new heights, and did silly things to ensure their immortality—at least until someone comes along to top them. Since people make up new world records faster...Show More Summary
During her 20-year career, eyebrow artist Anastasia Soare has tended to the arches of a list of well-known celebrities: Kim Kardashian West, Kendall Jenner, Oprah Winfrey, former First Lady Michelle Obama, Jennifer Lopez, Victoria Beckham, Eva Longoria, Amal Clooney, Cindy Crawford and Naomi Campbell....
The museum, the only offshoot of the Louvre, opened Nov. 11. Its inaugural exhibition, “One Louvre to Another: Opening a Museum for Everyone,” will open Dec. 21. It ends April 7. The show’s three sections will tell the story of the Louvre, with royal paintings from Versailles under King Louis XIV,...
A night of astrology, tarot, community, and Leonardo da Vinci at MoMA. The post Stars Align for Charles White and Leonardo da Vinci at the Museum of Modern Art appeared first on Hyperallergic.
Review: Walter Isaacson “reanimates” the master in Leonardo da Vinci. (NYTimes)
New York collects sales tax on even the smallest items, but it probably won't collect a cent on a nearly half-billion dollar painting by Leonardo da Vinci. The Italian Renaissance artist's Salvator... To view the full story, click the title link.
The Louvre Abu Dhabi said Friday that local Emirati authorities had "acquired" a $450-million painting by Renaissance master Leonardo Da Vinci, as reports swirled about the original source of funding. "Louvre Abu Dhabi is looking forward to displaying the Salvator Mundi by Leonardo Da Vinci. Show More Summary
Salvator Mundi, a painting of Christ by Leonardo da Vinci was just sold by Christie's for US$450 million to a Saudi Prince Salman. A new art sales record. The post Salvator Mundi by Leonardo da Vinci sold for $450 m to Saudi Prince appeared first on LUXUO.
A new report suggests a Saudi Arabian prince is the mysterious buyer of a rare Leonardo da Vinci painting. The "Salvator Mundi" painting was sold at auction for a record $450 million. The Wall Street Journal reports Crown Prince Mohammed...Show More Summary
Purchase with price tag of nearly half a billion dollars comes amidst massive crackdown on country’s wealthy elite
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is the actual buyer of a painting by Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci that sold for a record-breaking $450 million at auction last month, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. The young...Show More Summary