Thursday, July 23 at 6:30 pmMinneapolis Institute of Arts2400 Third Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404 How does the Codex Leicester fit into a lifetime of creative and intellectual pursuits? Hear Leonardo da Vinci scholar Claire Farago discuss the Codex Leicester in the context of the artist's profuse and varied drawing practices—from prep...

When it comes to Leonardo Da Vinci, we are all familiar with his paintings – the Last Supper, the Mona Lisa, the Vitruvian Man – all works of art that require a plane ticket to Europe in order to view. Conveniently, some of Da Vinci's works are now on display in Arizona. The Phoenix Art Museum has brought the Italian intellectual back to life...

Il 2013 è l'Anno della Cultura Italiana negli Stati Uniti. In un momento di così grande difficoltà, il nostro Paese dimostra vitalità e capacità di promuoversi e di raccontare le tantissime nostre cose eccellenti, ad un popolo come quello americano, che ci apprezza da sempre. Nel nostro viaggio attraverso l'Atlantico non potevamo non affrontare que...

It's well known that there is a long history of bright Italian inventions, from art and architecture to food and technology. Since the Roman Empire era, the peninsula has been the perfect habitat for creativity, genius and maverick thinkers.   Many of you probably remember genius like Donatello or Leonardo Da Vinci or Galileo Galilei, but th...

by Claudia Baroncelli Perhaps one of the most famous and enigmatic portraits in the history of art, the Mona Lisa, also known as La Gioconda, never ceases to surprise scientists and researchers who always find something new about what is widely considered to be the most enigmatic and fascinating work of art we can still admire.   Made by It...

Date: Thursday, January 21, 2016 Hours: 6:00 p.m. Site: Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago - 500 N Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611 Organized by: Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago In collaboration with: http://davinci1.eventbrite.com Join us for the first of three lectures about Leonardo da Vinci by Daniele Macuglia, University of...