Leonardo drawing, portrait mark 500 years since his death

World 05/02/19, 04:25

A drawing of a bearded, pensive-looking man owned by Queen Elizabeth II is a portrait of Leonardo da Vinci, a royal art adviser said Thursday on the 500th anniversary of the artist and polymath's death.Martin Clayton, head of prints at the Royal Collection, said the sketch was made by one ...

The Masters drawing that helped end a prison term

Sports 04/12/19, 10:32

Artist Valentino Dixon finally laid eyes on the 12th hole at Augusta National at this week's Masters, almost 20 years after a drawing he made for a warden at Attica Correctional Facility began a process that overturned his wrongful conviction in a 1991 killing.Dixon tells PodcastOne Sports Now hosts Jim ...

Art collected by Jewish lawyer before WWII goes to auction

Texas 03/04/19, 17:07

About 200 works of art going up for auction are among those spirited away to the U.S. from Nazi Germany while a 6,000-piece collection amassed by a Jewish attorney in Germany was decimated.The works collected by Ismar Littmann being offered Tuesday at Swann Auction Galleries In New York are mostly ...

Back to his roots: Hockney landscapes adorn Van Gogh Museum

Entertainment 02/27/19, 11:54

A new exhibition at Amsterdam's Van Gogh Museum highlights the influences of the tormented Dutch master on the later landscape works of one of the world's greatest living artists, David Hockney.The exhibition "Hockney - Van Gogh: The Joy of Nature" opens Friday and runs through May 26. It features both ...

Rijksmuseum shows off all its Rembrandts in blockbuster show

Entertainment 02/13/19, 07:12

For the first time, and likely the last, the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam is showing off all of its works by Rembrandt van Rijn in a single exhibition.From imposing portraits to intimate sketches and prints that usually lie safely cocooned in climate-controlled storage, the Amsterdam museum is exhibiting 22 paintings, 60 ...

Milan to showcase da Vinci to mark 500 years since his death

Entertainment 12/18/18, 10:00

The Ambrosian Library in Milan is planning a series of exhibitions to commemorate the 500-year anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci's death, including the display of the most important pages of the Renaissance genius' Atlantic Codex.Visitors attend the press presentation of the 'Secrets of the Codex Atlanticus. Leonardo at the Ambrosiana" ...

Identifying wildfire dead: DNA, and likely older methods too

California 11/13/18, 19:08

Authorities doing the somber work of identifying the victims of California's deadliest wildfire are drawing on leading-edge DNA technology, but older scientific techniques and deduction could also come into play, experts say.With the death toll from the Northern California blaze topping 40 and expected to rise, officials said they were ...

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