Latest Mona Lisa Stories

2014-06-24 20:21:22

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Morgan Freeman will narrate a new feature-length doc-drama about Leonardo's "Mona Lisa" portrait, entitled The Mona Lisa Myth. The actor, who won an Academy Award for Million Dollar Baby (2005), has previously narrated a number of successful films, including March of the Penguins (2005), War of the Worlds (2005) and Born to be Wild (2011). The Mona Lisa Myth, shot on location in Florence, shows how Leonardo, penniless and destitute...

2013-12-24 23:04:24

Mona Lisa Code reveals painting 'Frozen in Time' at Sunrise on December 25th, 1500 AD, in Rome Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 24, 2013 The moment in time captured by Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa has been identified. Visionary historian Scott Lund has released amazing visual proof that the painting portrays the soft light of sunrise on Christmas morning in Rome, 1500 AD. “Daybreak on December 25th marked the most symbolic point in time during the Grand Jubilee that...

Mona Lisa Bones Identity
2013-08-12 10:01:38

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An Italian art director says he's close to finally pinning down the identity of Leonardo Da Vinci's iconic Mona Lisa. It's been a mystery that has plagued art historians for centuries; one of the most well-known paintings in the world depicts a stoic woman with a half smirk, but no one has been able to explain who this woman is or why exactly Da Vinci chose to paint her. In recent years researchers have sought out the bones of the...

2013-05-20 23:02:55

Da Vinci - The Genius will immerse guests in da Vinci´s timeless brilliance through full-scale interpretations of the mastermind´s inventions and unparalleled studies of his iconic art. Plus, little inventors and junior da Vinci´s can dive into this fully interactive exhibit by experimenting with cranks, levers, and pulleys. Santa Ana, CA (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 Da Vinci — The Genius, the most complete and comprehensive traveling exhibition ever created on Leonardo da...

NASA Sends Mona Lisa To The Moon
2013-01-17 19:23:47

[ Watch the Video: Mona Lisa on the Moon ] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online NASA routinely uses lasers to track the position of their Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) as it floats around the moon. Recently, these scientists decided to show off what else they could do with these lasers by using them to communicate with the LRO. To demonstrate this new functionality, the scientists chose a famous work of art to beam to the LRO– the Mona Lisa. After...

The Bones Of Mona Lisa
2012-07-19 05:21:10

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The Mona Lisa is one of the world´s most well-known and famously discussed pieces of art. A mystery for centuries, German academics announced in 2008 that they had determined her identity once and for all, saying Mona Lisa is undoubtedly Lisa Gherardini del Giocondo, wife of a wealthy silk merchant. With her identity finally sorted, researchers are now saying they might know where Ms. Gherardini´s bones are buried;...

2011-08-24 07:00:00

"Sexual Explosion," the ultimate nude portrait, ranked as #4 in "Top 10 Most Famous Paintings in the Art World" report (July 5, 2011), has been added to Google Images comprehensive art list entitled "World's Most Famous Paintings (August 23, 2011), it is reported by Art Collectors Website spokesman and art critic Stan Zipperman. In the "Top 10 Most Famous Paintings in the Art World" rankings, along with "Mona Lisa," the two paintings are the only ones to be posted in seven different major art...

2011-08-19 00:02:05

American Mystery Solver, Scott Lund, Set to Prove Mona Lisa Was Not Painted in Florence Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 18, 2011 "The idea that the Mona Lisa was painted in Florence is the biggest red herring in art history," says Scott Lund, an investigative writer who claims he can prove a silk merchant's wife living there was not the subject of Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece. Leonardo left Milan in 1499 after an invasion by the King of France sent its ruling Sforza family fleeing the...

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