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  • da Vinci Exhibit at the Grand Rapids Public Museum

    da Vinci Exhibit at the Grand Rapids Public Museum
    The Grand Rapids Public Museum is running a new exhibit called " Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion". The exhibit, open through January 3, 2010, bring to west Michigan the largest display of full-size machine replicas constructed according to da...
  • Monster Mash: U.S. returns art looted during World War II; 'Mona Lisa' reveals more secrets

     
    -- Making amends: The U.S. is returning to Germany 11 oil paintings that were taken by American soldiers at the end of World War II. (Agence France-Presse) -- Enigmatic: Researchers using X-ray technology say that Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa"......
  • Robot Demonstration At Grand Rapids Public Museum

    Robot Demonstration At Grand Rapids Public Museum
    The Grand Rapids Public Museum hosted a piece of medical history this weekend. With support from Saint Mary's Health Care and Intuitive Surgical, the da Vinci Surgical robot was available for some hands on experience. The robot, which is made up of...
  • 'Marriage Lite' : The State Of Our Unions [Civil Unions]

    A January study in The New York Times sent a shiver through the institution of marriage when it found a continuing decline in the percentage of women who are married and living with their spouses. For days afterward, experts quibbled over the exact...
  • Monster Mash: Tom Hanks in Ohio; Da Vinci mystery painting; Denver Art Museum's new leader

     
    -- Cause celebre: Tom Hanks lends a fundraising hand to Ohio's Great Lakes Theater Festival, where he got his start as an actor. (The Cleveland Plain Dealer) -- Lost masterpiece?: Fingerprints suggest that a portrait cataloged as a 19th century......
  • The Da Vinci Experience

    His followers say Leonardo Da Vinci is what one of the most intriguing men in history. He was an ordinary man who did extraordinary things. Now, you can get an up close and personal experience to see his art and accomplishments at the San Diego Air &...
  • Western Asset Management

    FLOAT THEME: Entertaining Our Imaginations Western Asset, a global innovator within its field, wanted to celebrate Leonardo Da Vinci, whose talent and visions of a new world have impacted and entertained for over 500 years. Leonardo Da Vinci - a...
  • Wal-Mart wants to bury funeral homes

     
    No, this is not some kind of zany Halloween marketing hoax (at least that we know of): Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer is now selling... discount coffins. Not content to put the mom and pop stores out of business, the Bentonville, AR behemoth now...
  • 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......
  • Milan's big showing of a Da Vinci notebook recalls L.A.'s Leonardo that got away

     
    In light of recent controversies, most folks who care about art know that it's a really big deal for a museum to even think of unloading a masterpiece. (Consider Brandeis University's attempt to sell off the collection of its Rose......
  • Best book title of the year?

     
    Author Judy Wearing deserves kudos for the title of her popular science book, "Edison's Concrete Piano: Flying Tanks, Six-Nippled Sheep, Walk-on-Water Shoes and 12 Other Flops from Great Inventors." It immediately conjures questions: Could a concrete...
  • Mona Lisa had eyebrows, art expert says

     
    Someone alert Dan Brown. The novelist's best-selling "The Da Vinci Code" contained many conjectures about the history and provenance of the "Mona Lisa" -- many of which have been dismissed as pure nonsense by scholars and religious figures. Now comes........