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Saving Da Vinci's Last Supper From Air Pollution
2011-11-23 04:14:55

USC air quality monitors show dramatic reduction in air pollution at the painting's location Having survived long centuries, political upheaval, and even bombings during World War II, Leonardo Da Vinci's masterpiece Last Supper now faces the risk of damage from air pollution due to its location in one of Western Europe's most polluted cities. In late 2009, the refectory of Santa Maria Delle Grazie Church, where the painting is located, installed a sophisticated heating, ventilation, and...

2011-07-14 10:06:00

HOUSTON, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Americas, an iconic Houston restaurant, is closing the doors of its original Post Oak Boulevard location August 20th. Founder, Michael Cordua opened Americas in 1993, and it became recognized as the leading Latin restaurant in the nation. A new Americas opened this past year in Houston's exclusive River Oaks Shopping Center. A special menu humorously called the Last Supper featuring many classic favorites, will debut July 25th and run through close....

2010-12-25 00:01:25

Viktor Galliano the famous Italian artist will recreate two of Leonardo Da Vinci's works, the unfinished painting of St. Jerome in the Wilderness and The Last Supper, and hold an exhibition of his works in Monte Carlo. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 23, 2010 Famous Italian artist Viktor Galliano will hold an exhibition of his works in Monaco in 2011. Having painted portraits and frescoes of some of the most famous people in the world including The Monaco Royal Family, King Abdullah of...

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2010-03-31 09:39:34

University of Montreal researchers decode food served in legendary painting The Last Supper "“ relentlessly studied, scrutinized, satirized and one the world's most famous paintings "“ is still revealing secrets. Researchers Olivier Bauer, Nancy Labont©, Jonas Saint-Martin and S©bastien Fillion of the University of Montreal Faculty of Theology have found new meaning to the food depicted by Leonardo Da Vinci's famous artwork. "We asked ourselves why Da Vinci chose those...

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2010-03-23 12:40:00

While Jesus and the Apostles have always been larger than life figures for Christians around the world, it is the food that they ate at the Last Supper, not the Biblical figures themselves, that have become larger in size and stature over the years, according to a recent Cornell University study. The research, conducted primarily by Brian Wansink, the John S. Dyson Professor of Marketing and of Applied Economics as well as the director of the Cornell Food and Brand Lab, studied 52 paintings...

2008-08-28 21:00:17

By Liz Clemmons More than 500 years after Leonardo da Vinci painted "The Last Supper," members of a Cary congregation will bring it to life this week to remember Jesus' last Passover supper. Cary Grove Evangelical Free Church will present "The Living Last Supper" with portrayals of Jesus and the 12 apostles for three performances: at 5 p.m. Thursday, 7 p.m. Friday and 5 p.m. Saturday. The drama will begin as a mirror to da Vinci's famous painting, which shows the apostles gathered...

2008-08-27 21:00:20

By Laura Zahn Pohl Daily Herald Correspondent The Christmas decorations were barely put away when members of Heritage Presbyterian Church started rehearsing for their performance of "The Living Last Supper." Their one-hour musical reenactment of the Last Supper before Jesus' death will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday at the church, 965 N. Kuhn Road, Carol Stream. The performances are free and members of the community are welcome to attend. "We started practicing Saturdays...

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2007-11-09 18:00:00

By ARIEL DAVID ROME - It's a new Da Vinci code, but this time it could be for real. An Italian musician and computer technician claims to have uncovered musical notes encoded in Leonardo Da Vinci's "Last Supper," raising the possibility that the Renaissance genius might have left behind a somber composition to accompany the scene depicted in the 15th-century wall painting. "It sounds like a requiem," Giovanni Maria Pala said. "It's like a soundtrack that emphasizes the passion of Jesus."...

2006-03-10 15:30:58

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops took aim at "The Da Vinci Code" on Friday, launching a Web site that disputes central points of the best-selling novel. The site, http://www.jesusdecoded.com, denies one point on which the novel turns, saying the New Testament "does not offer any support for speculation about Jesus' being married or having a child." The novel by Dan Brown centres on the idea that Jesus married Mary Magdalene, they had children who...

2006-03-10 15:30:00

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops took aim at "The Da Vinci Code" on Friday, launching a Web site that disputes central points of the best-selling novel. The site, http://www.jesusdecoded.com , denies one point on which the novel turns, saying the New Testament "does not offer any support for speculation about Jesus' being married or having a child." The novel by Dan Brown centres on the idea that Jesus married Mary Magdalene, they had children who survived and married...


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