The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is marking the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci with a painting by the artist that will draw crowds but also pay solemn tribute to the larger-than-life Italian Renaissance painter, architect and inventor. “Saint Jerome Praying in the Wilderness” - an unfinished painting on wood on loan f...

Secondo il filosofo danese, Søren Kierkegaard, “Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards” (“La vita può essere capita solo all’indietro; ma va vissuta in avanti”). Federico Faggin, scienziato e imprenditore, apre con questa citazione il primo capitolo del libro “Silicio – dall’invenzione del microprocessore alla nuove sc...

This year marks the 500th Anniversary of the death Leonardo da Vinci (1452–1519), one of the greatest—if not the greatest—artists of all time, and to honor the occasion, The Metropolitan Museum Of Art is bringing one of Leonardo's masterpieces to New York City. From July 15 through October 6, The Met will be exhibiting the artist’s St. Jerome Prayi...

Please join us for a lecture on the life and work of artistic and scientific genius Leonardo Da Vinci. This year marks the 500th year since his passing, with celebrations taking place around the world. The lecture will be presented by visiting Italian visual artist and art historian, Maestro d’Arte Francesco Santoro, in Italian with simultaneous En...

No one had ever heard its "voice" before: a warm, ancient sound similar to that of a flute conveying notes without hesitation. Under the wide windows of Palazzina Liberty, in the heart of Milan, Leonardo Da Vinci's Great Continuous Organ will be heard for the first time. The instrument is of sophisticated design and fed by a unique pedal mechanism...

A 'supercomputer of the future' which Italy has been chosen to host will be called Leonardo after the Renaissance genius, the 500th anniversary of whose death is being marked this year, the education and research ministry said Monday. It has been chosen by the European Committee on High-Performance Calculus (EuroHPC), Minister Marco Bussetti said....

Denver is currently experiencing pieces of the Italian Renaissance at the Museum of Nature & Science. The exhibit known as Leonardo da Vinci: 500 Years of Genius is running from March 1 to August 25. One of my friends recommended the art exhibit, and I am thankful to have had the opportunity to dig a little deeper in the history of Leonardo da Vinc...

On the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death (1519-2019), why not pay homage to the Renaissance genius by going on a trip to the area of Tuscany where he grew up close to nature, observing birds, rocks, flowers, rivers, thus acquiring that curiosity for the natural world that turned him into the artist and scientist well ahead of his times...

Thursday, June 6th, 4:00pm-6:00pm at Our Mother of Confidence, 3131 Governor Drive, San Diego, CA 92122. 2019 marks 500 years since Leonardo died. Students of the Italian American Academy will guide you through the life and works of the genius of the Renaissance with humor and wit. They'll tell you interesting facts about his life, describe his wel...

The Renaissance master's designs for a 'rational' city in northern Italy were never built – but they contain plenty of inspiration for urban planners today, writes architect Alessandro Melis. The word “genius” is universally associated with the name of Leonardo da Vinci – a true Renaissance man, he embodied scientific spirit, artistic talent and hu...