Drawings from the Codex Atlanticus were used by a Polish pianist to resurrect the 'mythical' instrument
Leonardo Da Vinci
Like this page on Facebook for updates
Monday 07 October 2013
Oli painting of Isabella d'Este is genuine, experts say
Wednesday 07 August 2013
The Mona Lisa is one of the most reproduced images of all time, but art fans may struggle to make out that enigmatic smile on one unusual replica.
Tuesday 23 July 2013
Q. We are hoping to go to Rome in September for a long weekend. How easy would it be to extend the stay with a few days by the beach or in the countryside afterwards, to combine some culture with recharging the batteries? Claire Allard, Southampton
Friday 19 July 2013
'I love the virtuosity and imaginative chutzpah of Da Vinci's Demons'
'Tomorrow, I will shoot my Dutch teacher, and as many students as I can': ex-pupil arrested over school shooting threat in Leiden
Monday 22 April 2013
Online message caused 22 schools to stay shut
Saturday 20 April 2013
The genius of Leonardo da Vinci is disguised somewhat in this cheerfully anachronistic tale of his encounters with the Medicis
Friday 08 February 2013
Theatre-goers are used to solicitous, nannying notices about strobe-lighting, nudity and even cigarette-smoking at the entrance to productions.
Sunday 03 February 2013
A Romanian airliner "bounced" off the runway while landing at Rome's main airport during heavy winds, injuring a flight attendant and four passengers.
Monday 21 January 2013
It is the most-visited, the most written about and the most parodied work of art in the world but the ‘uncatchable smile’ that makes Leonard da Vinci’s Mona Lisa so special is not unique according to experts.
Sunday 04 November 2012
Curves and length signal both frailty and strength, finds Roger Dobson
Friday 28 September 2012
Emma considers 50 shades of stardom
Thursday 27 September 2012
Mona Lisa's sister, bad (or maybe good?) news for aerophobics, driverless cars, a new element and a printable gun
Thursday 27 September 2012
A foundation says it will prove to the world today that Leonardo Da Vinci painted an earlier version of the Mona Lisa - a claim doubted by at least one expert on the multifaceted Renaissance artist.
Saturday 09 June 2012
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Crisis? What crisis? A visiting US doctor gives the NHS a rave review
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again. It would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish Independence Referendum: Salmond described as 'arrogant, ambitious and dishonest' by Scottish women
- 1 Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again. It would be immoral to bring it into the world'
- 2 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns aged 27
- 3 World peace? These are the only 11 countries in the world that are actually free from conflict
- 4 Nicki Minaj finally releases predictable 'Anaconda' video
- 5 James Foley 'beheading': Met police warn public watching murder video could be criminal offence