Leonardo Da Vinci

Da Vinci exhibition elicits mixed reaction

An international edu-exhibition about the work and achievements of Mona Lisa painter Leonardo da Vinci both impresses and disappoints.

How art enriched medical science

The works of Leonardo da Vinci and other artists laid the foundations for the study of anatomy.

The Da Vinci coda: Evidence of lost masterpiece uncovered

Researchers say they have found evidence that a lost fresco by Leonardo da Vinci is painted on a hidden wall in a cavity in the town hall in Florence.

Spanish museum reveals earliest Mona Lisa copy

Spanish curators identified Wednesday what they think is the earliest ever copy of Leonardo da Vinci's <em>Mona Lisa</em>.

Louvre faces harsh criticism over da Vinci cleaning

Ségolène Bergeon Langle and Jean-Pierre Cuzin have quit advisory posts over The Virgin and Child with St Anne's restoration.

Hunt is on for remains of possible Mona Lisa model

Italian researchers will dig up bones in a Florence convent to try to identify the remains of a Renaissance woman long believed to be the Mona Lisa.

Singapore casino to launch world’s first ArtScience museum

Singapore's Marina Bay Sands will open the world's first ArtScience museum.

X-ray reveals Da Vinci’s light touch on Mona Lisa

French scientists have shone new light on the technique that allowed Leonardo da Vinci to give the Mona Lisa such an extraordinary delicate charm.

New Leonardo da Vinci painting ‘discovered’

Art experts believe a new portrait by Leonardo da Vinci may have been discovered thanks to a 500-year-old fingerprint.

Leonardo da Vinci, the matchmaker?

Five hundred years ago, your best bet for a dream match would have been getting your portrait done by Leonardo da Vinci.

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