RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Leonardo da Vinci

A collection of news and information related to Leonardo da Vinci published by this site and its partners.

Top Leonardo da Vinci Articles

Displaying items 100-109
  • Critic's Notebook: Ingres' 'Comtesse d'Haussonville' @ Norton Simon Museum

     
    Louise d'Haussonville arrived in Pasadena the other day, and it's always good to see her. Always strange too. One of the greatest portraits by one of the greatest portrait painters — French genius Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres (1780-1867), who didn't......
  • Dr. Leonard Shlain dies at 71; best-selling author and pioneer of laparoscopic surgery

    Dr. Leonard Shlain dies at 71; best-selling author and pioneer of laparoscopic surgery
    Dr. Leonard Shlain, the San Francisco surgeon who was a pioneer in the use of laparoscopic surgery and later wrote three best-selling books combining anthropology, science and art, died May 11 in San Francisco. He was 71 and had been battling brain cancer...
  • Quick Takes

    Quick Takes
    Harry Potter fans are livid with Warner Call it "Harry Potter and the Revolt of the Muggles." A day after Warner Bros. announced that it would be pulling the sixth "Potter" film off of its November release schedule and instead releasing it next July to...
  • An Iranian's vision of Jesus' life stirs debate

    An Iranian's vision of Jesus' life stirs debate
    Another in a series of occasional articles. TEHRAN -- A man wrapped in a shawl stood at the door. "This is Jesus," said another man. Jesus sat and peeled an orange as his companion, Nader Talebzadeh, began to speak, precisely, so as not to be...
  • Marlene Dumas subject of MOCA retrospective

    Marlene Dumas subject of MOCA retrospective
    THE LARGE mid-career survey of paintings by South African born, Amsterdam-based artist Marlene Dumas that opened last weekend at the Museum of Contemporary Art represents, in effect, her Los Angeles debut. A few works have shown up in local exhibitions,...
  • Monster Mash: Dudamel to Carnegie Hall; Charlie Chaplin musical

    <b>Monster Mash:</b> Dudamel to Carnegie Hall; Charlie Chaplin musical
  • The Morning Fix: Exodus at 'X Factor.' Stuntmen want their Oscar.

    <b>The Morning Fix:</b> Exodus at 'X Factor.' Stuntmen want their Oscar.
  • The Hammer Museum's striking rise

    The Hammer Museum's striking rise
    In 1998, Ann Philbin, director of the Drawing Center in New York, received a couple of letters from UCLA inviting her to apply for the top position at a fledgling museum near the university's campus. "I threw the letters in the garbage," she says. "I had...
  • Performa '09 and futurism

    Performa '09 and futurism
    A decade ago, art historian and impresario RoseLee Goldberg, who literally wrote the book on performance art -- "Performance Art: From Futurism to the Present," first published in 1979 -- found herself being pushed by her publisher for an updated...
  • Naps can refresh brain power

    Naps can refresh brain power
    Leonardo da Vinci took them, as did Napoleon Bonaparte, Johannes Brahms and Winston Churchill. You could probably use one right now. Midday naps have long been touted as a good thing, lowering blood pressure and driving down the risk of heart attack. And...