Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Identified as Buyer of Record-Breaking da Vinci - WSJ
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman used a distant relative as a proxy to purchase the 500-year-old “Salvator Mundi,” according to U.S. government intelligence and a Middle East art-world figure.
The Powerful Curse Of Jacques De Molay, The Last Grand Master Of Templars
On March 18, 1314, Jacques de Molay and a few other Templars, after enduring torture and many other humiliations, were sent to death.
This Robot Of Leonardo Da Vinci Is Disturbingly Realistic
The International Robot Exhibition 2015 (iREX) opened its doors to the public on Wednesday, December 2 at the Tokyo Big Sight center for five days of displays and seminars on the latest robot technolo...
Mystery Of Mona Lisa's Smile 'Solved' As Experts Say Da Vinci Used The Same Illusion Years Before
Scientists may have discovered the secret behind one of the most famous mysteries in the history of art – the Mona Lisa’s smile. Experts from two UK universities said that a new study of another paint...
Mystery Of The Knights Templars: Protectors Or Treasure Hunters On A Secret Mission?
The Knights Templars were a secret society whose true purpose remains a mystery or is at least vigorously debated among scholars and historians to this day. The Templars left behind many clues of the...
The 10 greatest works of art ever
From mysterious 30,000-year-old cave paintings to a 'cathedral of the mind' by Jackson Pollock, art critic Jonathan Jones names his favourite artworks of all time – and where in the world you can see ...
Blood on the canvas: the greatest feuds in art history
In his exhibition You Were Shit in the 80s, artist Mackie imagines fictional feuds between great artists. He didn’t need to. Real art history is riddled with rivalries – from Leonardo’s attempted cast...
Mona Lisa: Italian scientists 'close' to discovering identity of Leonardo da Vinci model
Scientists are awaiting results from carbon tests on three female bodies exhumed from a convent in Florence, central Italy, back in 2011. Lead scientist Silvano Vinceti from Italy's National Committee...
10 paintings with hidden meanings
After revelations that an artist hid a Monica Lewinsky reference in an official portrait of Bill Clinton, Mark Hudson lists 10 more paintings with secrets
Anwar Ibrahim: Australia 'deeply concerned' at severity of sentence
Julie Bishop issues strongly worded statement as Nick Xenophon calls for sanctions against Malaysia after opposition leader’s sodomy conviction upheld
The Mind of Leonardo - The Universal Genius at Work: Institute and Museum of the History of Science
Online version of an exhibition on Leonardo da Vinci at the Museum of the History of Science in Florence, Italy from March 28, 2006 to January 7, 2007.
The Drawings of Leonardo da Vinci
An ever-growing collection of drawings by Leonardo da Vinci thumbnailed and available for downloading.
Benvenuto Cellini - Perseus with the head of Medusa by Cellini
Fotografias da escultura Perseu com a cabeça de Medusa do escultor Benvenuto Cellini. localizada na Piazza della Signoria em Florença. AS forografias sõa de ...
Leonardo da Vinci - Possible da Vinci painting found in Scottish farmhouse; could be worth $150 million
From the blog The Sideshow: Fiona McLaren, 59, had kept an old painting in her Scottish farmhouse for decades. She reportedly didn't think much of the painting, which had been given to her as a gift b...
Johann Rosenmüller
JOHANN ROSENMÜLLER (1619-1684) Sinfonia quinta for three violins, viola, and basso continuo 1. Grave 2. Allegro-Adagio 3. Allemanda 4. Correnta 5. Intrata ...
Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Identified as Buyer of Record-Breaking da Vinci - WSJ
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman used a distant relative as a proxy to purchase the 500-year-old “Salvator Mundi,” according to U.S. government intelligence and a Middle East art-world figure.
The Powerful Curse Of Jacques De Molay, The Last Grand Master Of Templars
On March 18, 1314, Jacques de Molay and a few other Templars, after enduring torture and many other humiliations, were sent to death.
Robert Gould Shaw II
Robert Gould Shaw II (sometimes referred to as RGS II) (June 16, 1872 — March 29, 1930) was a wealthy landowner and socialite of the leisure class in the greater Boston area of Massachusetts. He was o...
Robert Gould Shaw II - Wikipedia
Simeon Solomon
Simeon Solomon (9 October 1840, No. 3 Sandys Street, Bishopsgate, London – 14 August 1905, St. Giles's Workhouse, Endell Street, London) was an English Pre-Raphaelite painter.
Solomon was born int...
Simeon Solomon - Wikipedia
Anwar Ibrahim: Australia 'deeply concerned' at severity of sentence
Julie Bishop issues strongly worded statement as Nick Xenophon calls for sanctions against Malaysia after opposition leader’s sodomy conviction upheld
Peter Dudley
Peter Dudley (1935–1983) was an English character actor best known for his role as Bert Tilsley in the ITV television series Coronation Street; a role he played continuously from 1979 until 1983.
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John Gielgud
Sir Arthur John Gielgud, OM, CH (/ˈɡiːlɡʊd/; 14 April 1904 – 21 May 2000), was an English actor and theatre director whose career spanned eight decades. With Ralph Richardson and Laurence Olivier...
John Gielgud - Wikipedia
Pierre Seel
Pierre Seel (August 16, 1923, Haguenau, Bas-Rhin – November 25, 2005, Toulouse, Haute-Garonne) was a gay Holocaust survivor and the only French person to have testified openly about his experien...
Pierre Seel - Wikipedia
The Virgin and Child with St. Anne (Leonardo da Vinci)
The Virgin and Child with Saint Anne is an oil painting by Leonardo da Vinci depicting St Anne, her daughter the Virgin Mary and the infant Jesus. Christ is shown grappling with a sacrificial lamb sym...
The Virgin and Child with St. Anne (Leonardo da Vinci) - Wikipedia
Lord Arthur Somerset (1851–1926)
Major Lord Henry Arthur George Somerset DL (17 November 1851 – 26 May 1926) was the third son of the 8th Duke of Beaufort and his wife, the former Lady Georgiana Curzon. He was head of the stabl...
Lord Arthur Somerset (1851–1926) - Wikipedia
Ulrika Eleonora Stålhammar
Ulrika Eleonora Stålhammar (1688 in Svenarum – 1733 in Björnskog in Hultsjö), was a Swedish corporal and crossdresser who served in the Great Northern War. She was put on trial for having served in th...
Ulrika Eleonora Stålhammar - Wikipedia