The genius of Leonardo da Vinci is disguised somewhat in this cheerfully anachronistic tale of his encounters with the Medicis
Theatre-goers are used to solicitous, nannying notices about strobe-lighting, nudity and even cigarette-smoking at the entrance to productions.
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.
Curves and length signal both frailty and strength, finds Roger Dobson
There will be no need to travel all the way to Paris to see the Louvre from the end of this year. Over 200 of the museum's most important works will be moving to a new branch in Lens in the Pas de Calais, just across the Channel.
The discovery of another version of da Vinci's masterpiece shows that La Gioconda took him 16 years to paint
A fresh numerical start and a new land to explore are just two of the reasons why we're getting excited.
Beyond the overbearing and clunking blockbusters, the year's best shows were far-flung, small and perfectly formed
The Leonardo exhibition deserves better than the National Gallery's basement, says Simon Tait
Leonardo da Vinci deserves better than the National Gallery’s basement,
Revisionists, novelists, conspiracy theorists...all are banished in the National Gallery's clear-sighted assessment of Da Vinci's boundless talent
The National Gallery is to exhibit a previously unknown oil painting by Leonardo Da Vinci. The 1513 painting, Salvator Mundi (Saviour of the World), shows Christ with one hand raised to make a blessing and the other holding an orb.
Lady Gaga, famed for treating her body and wardrobe like a moveable art gallery, is set to play the part of Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa in a new film inspired by the surrealist artist Salvador Dali.
The National Gallery has taken the unprecedented step of limiting visitor numbers to its forthcoming exhibition Leonardo da Vinci: Painter at the Court of Milan, which opens in November.
The warm waters and strong winds of Costa Rica's Bahia Salinas makes it the perfect location to learn to fly.