Leonardo Da Vinci News
Louvre Artwork Moved Upstairs as Museum Closes for Weather
The iconic Louvre museum in Paris will close to the public Friday because of severe weather that has caused the Seine River to overflow its banks throughout the city. The museum, home to Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa, said in a statement that artwork will be moved from areas where floodwaters could
Hidden Portrait Found Under 'Mona Lisa' Painting
A hidden portrait underneath the " Mona Lisa " has been discovered by a French scientist, who said he uncovered the image using reflective light technology. The digitally reconstructed image of the hidden portrait was presented at a press conference in Shanghai on Tuesday by scientist Pascal Cotte,
Mona Lisa Masks Hidden Portrait, Scientist Says
Pascal Cotte has spent more than ten years analyzing the Leonardo da Vinci masterpiece.
Queen Elizabeth II Becomes Longest-Reigning British Monarch: 63 Things to Know About Her 63 Years on the Throne
Queen Elizabeth II made history today, becoming Britain’s longest-reigning monarch, at 63 years. The Queen, 89, surpassed her great-great-grandmother, Queen Victoria, reigning for 63 years and 217 days. She has outlasted 12 U.S. presidents, 12 British prime ministers and 7 popes during her reign.
12-Year-Old Boy Trips, Accidentally Rips Hole Into $1.5 Million, Centuries-Old Painting at Exhibition
A 12-year-old boy in Taiwan accidentally ripped a hole into a 350-year-old painting by Baroque artist Paolo Porpora that's worth over $1.5 million, according to the exhibition's organizers showcasing the painting. The boy was caught on security footage this past Sunday at "The Face of Leonardo,
First Lady Michelle Obama Says President Obama 'Shovels' His Food Sometimes
When you're the leader of the free world, sometimes you have to scarf down your food. In Milan today, first lady Michelle Obama shared the importance of eating as a family, saying it's an opportunity to share stories from their day and as well as slowly appreciate their meals. She noted the first
Chopper Lands Undetected on US Capitol Lawn
ABC Aviation Consultant Steve Ganyard on how a single-occupant gyrocopter made it through Capitol security, and why this is an embarrassing failure for intelligence agencies.
Why This Artist Recreated da Vinci's 'The Last Supper' With Fries and Ketchup
Georgia-based artist Mil Cannon painted Leonardo da Vinci's iconic "The Last Supper" using only fries and ketchup.