Mona Lisa News
Leonardo's "Adoration of the Magi" now cleaner, brighter
The unfinished Leonardo da Vinci masterpiece, "Adoration of the Magi," has emerged from a five-year restoration cleaner and brighter
Rogues' gallery: A look at art recovered after major thefts
As Amsterdam's Van Gogh Museum celebrates the return of 2 stolen paintings, a look at other art that had been recovered following heists
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.
Blogger Turns White Castle Slider into $400 Gourmet Burger
There seems to be an unofficial formula to gourmet-ifying food: add gold leaf, caviar, foie gras, truffles and as many other very expensive ingredients as you possibly can. Which is exactly what Nick Chipman, the blogger behind Dude Foods, did to a White Castle slider, elevating the mini-burger to
Possible Leonardo da Vinci Artwork Found in Swiss Vault
Experts Claim the 500-Year-Old Painting is a Bona Fide Work of the Great Artist.
Real Mona Lisa Discovered?
Scientists may be able to prove who posed for Leonardo da Vinci's famous masterpiece.
Tammam Azzam - 'The Syrian Museum'
Tammam Azzam is a Syrian-born artist who created stirring digital composites using images of the Syrian War and classic masterpieces. In his words, “the Syrian Museum series incorporates iconic subjects from the greatest European masters, paralleling the greatest achievements of humanity with the
French Art and Pick Pocketing
Swarms of thieves at the Louvre cause staffers to protest, closing the world famous museum.