Leonardo da Vinci certainly deserves a place of honor among the most important figures in Italian history. Leonardo da Vinci: an Italian pride Artist, inventor, musician, writer: his works and his brilliant originality are known all over the world. In short, Leonardo da Vinci is an authentic quality brand made in Italy. The myth of Leonardo and La...

The event, organized by Miami Scientific Italian Community to promote the spread of the Made in Italy researhers’ culture. Leonardo Da Vinci, symbol of the Italian excellence in creativity and innovation: this is the key in understanding the project Leonardo’s Way: The discovery of modern Italian geniuses in US. The USA appreciates and looks more a...

Leonardo da Vinci‘s secrets are many, and  not all are ready to be disclosed.  In the end, this  symbol of the Renaissance and of Italian art, painter, inventor and philosopher, and all-round artist and illuminated mind, may like to keep some mystery  around himself, right? We all know about the father of the Mona Lisa, the most enigmatic painting...

Santa Maria delle Grazie is a church and Dominican convent in Milan. The refectory of the convent contains the world-famous mural of The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci, “whose work was to herald a new era in the history of art,” says Unesco. The refectory is an integral part of the architectural complex of Santa Maria delle Grazie, completed at t...

The Museum of Flight today announced that the fabric covering of its rare, World War I Italian aircraft, Caproni Ca-21, is actually the original artwork for the so-called “Lost Leonardo” painting, The Battle of Anghiari. Leonardo da Vinci completed the painting in 1505, but its whereabouts have been a mystery ever since. “Needless to say,” remarked...

The John Cadel Art Gallery in the Italian Cultural Center at Casa Italia recently welcomed a model of a catapult that was designed by Leonardo da Vinci. Local artists and engineers Matthew McKee and Jonathon Boley built the catapult for exhibition at the third annual One Book, One Village series at the Arlington Heights Library in 2016. There is no...

The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci is undoubtedly one of the most iconic, most famous works of art of all times. As such, it has always attracted crowds to the Refectory of the Dominican church of Santa Maria delle Grazie in Milan where it is located. It is also regarded as a miraculous painting: it survived Leonardo’s own experimentations with a...

In a landmark research, Indian and Irish scientists have revalidated the 500-year-old findings of Italian polymath Leonardo Da Vinci that the human gut is a continuous structure. This idea had been junked by a British surgeon in the 19th century, who claimed that the mesentery that attaches intestines to the abdominal wall was a segmented entity. I...

 In his biography of Leonardo da Vinci, written 30 years after the artist’s death in 1519, Giorgio Vasari said Leonardo had “such a power of intellect that whatever he turned his mind to, he made himself master of with ease.” In this 500th anniversary year of the artist’s death, the Musée du Louvre in Paris has undeniably stolen the limelight with...

Leonardo da Vinci began painting The Last Supper in 1495, and over five hundred years later it has become one of the most prolific paintings in history. Tickets to see it are treated like gold-dust, and for good reason. Full of symbolism, secrets and speculation, The Last Supper is a painting with a violent, and rich past. But along with conspiracy...