In a landmark research, Indian and Irish scientists have revalidated the 500-year-old findings of Italian polymath Leonardo Da Vinci that the human gut is a continuous structure. This idea had been junked by a British surgeon in the 19th century, who claimed that the mesentery that attaches intestines to the abdominal wall was a segmented entity. I...

 In his biography of Leonardo da Vinci, written 30 years after the artist’s death in 1519, Giorgio Vasari said Leonardo had “such a power of intellect that whatever he turned his mind to, he made himself master of with ease.” In this 500th anniversary year of the artist’s death, the Musée du Louvre in Paris has undeniably stolen the limelight with...

Leonardo da Vinci began painting The Last Supper in 1495, and over five hundred years later it has become one of the most prolific paintings in history. Tickets to see it are treated like gold-dust, and for good reason. Full of symbolism, secrets and speculation, The Last Supper is a painting with a violent, and rich past. But along with conspiracy...

On the occasion of the 500th anniversary of Leonardo Da Vinci’s death, the Embassy of Italy in Washington DC is proud to host the photographic exhibition “Leonardo and Pop Microscopy. Bridging Art and Science towards the Future”, organized in collaboration with the One Health Center of Excellence at the University of Florida in Gainesville and the...

Researchers at MIT have proven Leonardo da Vinci correct yet again, this time involving his design for what would have been at the time a revolutionary bridge. Although clients rejected da Vinci's work at the time, over 500 years later, the researchers proved that his bridge would have worked. The famed Renaissance man made his living working with...

Saturday October 26, 2019. 12:30 PM. Clifton Mansion @ Clifton Park, 2701 St. Lo Drive - Baltimore, MD 21213. The Italian Cultural Center of Maryland in collaboration with Civic Works is commemorating the 500th anniversary of the passing of Leonardo Da Vinci by giving you and three friends the opportunity to build one of Da Vinci’s brilliantly desi...

THE FABLES OF LEONARDO. Sperimentazioni, frammenti e visioni del grande genio creativo. Racconti scritti ed interpretati da Angelo Aiello & Rachel Icenogle. Musiche: Antonello Di Matteo & Rachel Icenogle. 25 Ottobre, 2019 - ore 16-17 (primo tempo), 17-18 (secondo tempo), 18-19 (terzo tempo). History of Italian Immigration Museum, 1834 East Passyunk...

An Italian court has ruled that Leonardo Da Vinci's iconic "Vitruvian Man" drawing can be loaned to France's Louvre Museum, solving an ongoing cultural dispute between Italy and France. The Venice court last week had suspended the loan of the world-famous drawing, which is part of a batch of works by Leonardo and Raphael that the Italian government...

Now in its 12th year Kids Euro Festival is one of the largest performing arts festivals for children in America, bringing Europe’s most talented children’s entertainers to the DC metro area each fall for two weeks of free performances, concerts, workshops, movies, storytelling, puppetry, dance, magic, and cinema. With programs both for the general...

Nella giornata celebrativa del Columbus Day, si è tenuto presso la University of Dallas (Irving, TX) il progetto del Leonardo Way in US che coincide con il primo seminario del 2019-2020 dell’ormai consolidato NOTAI (NOrth Texas Area Italian) Lecture Series. Organizzato dall'Italian Program sotto gli auspici del Direttore dott. Anthony Nussmeier, il...