A 'supercomputer of the future' which Italy has been chosen to host will be called Leonardo after the Renaissance genius, the 500th anniversary of whose death is being marked this year, the education and research ministry said Monday. It has been chosen by the European Committee on High-Performance Calculus (EuroHPC), Minister Marco Bussetti said....

Denver is currently experiencing pieces of the Italian Renaissance at the Museum of Nature & Science. The exhibit known as Leonardo da Vinci: 500 Years of Genius is running from March 1 to August 25. One of my friends recommended the art exhibit, and I am thankful to have had the opportunity to dig a little deeper in the history of Leonardo da Vinc...

On the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death (1519-2019), why not pay homage to the Renaissance genius by going on a trip to the area of Tuscany where he grew up close to nature, observing birds, rocks, flowers, rivers, thus acquiring that curiosity for the natural world that turned him into the artist and scientist well ahead of his times...

Thursday, June 6th, 4:00pm-6:00pm at Our Mother of Confidence, 3131 Governor Drive, San Diego, CA 92122. 2019 marks 500 years since Leonardo died. Students of the Italian American Academy will guide you through the life and works of the genius of the Renaissance with humor and wit. They'll tell you interesting facts about his life, describe his wel...

The Renaissance master's designs for a 'rational' city in northern Italy were never built – but they contain plenty of inspiration for urban planners today, writes architect Alessandro Melis. The word “genius” is universally associated with the name of Leonardo da Vinci – a true Renaissance man, he embodied scientific spirit, artistic talent and hu...

Leonardo da Vinci was as much a serial entrepreneur as an artist. The Medici, Sforza, and King Francis provided him with start-up capital and political support the way a venture capitalist might a brilliant young innovator today. Like a modern-day Silicon Valley visionary, Leonardo saw only a small percentage of his creations come to fruition. But...

Leonardo da vinci died at the age of 67 on May 2, 1519, at the small manor house in the Loire Valley given to him by King Francis I of France. He was buried nearby in the church of the Château d’Amboise, which was demolished in the early 19th century. An excavation decades later turned up bones that were believed to be Leonardo’s. An inscription no...

When: Friday, May 31, 2019 From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute of New York This year marks the quincentennial of the death of Leonardo da Vinci, the Italian Renaissance master who died in May 1519. Artist, inventor, architect, and all-around genius his works will be on display in dozens of exhibitions around the world. The I...

A newly-identified sketch of Leonardo da Vinci is to go on public display for the first time at Buckingham Palace. The drawing of a bearded man is believed to be one of only two surviving portraits made during the artist’s life time. Martin Clayton, head of prints and drawings at the Royal Collection, uncovered the image while examining papers stor...

May 2, 2019 marks the 500th anniversary of the death of the great Italian Renaissance genius Leonardo da Vinci, who was both a master and innovator in the areas of painting, sculpting, architecture, science, engineering, music, mathematics, literature, anatomy, astronomy, architecture and invention. Because of his exceptional and so widely varied t...