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â€śThe Missing Pieceâ€ť: documentary recounting theft of Mona LisaAMAFor the centenary of the theft of the Mona Lisa, writer Joe Medeiros has created a complete documentary about the painting known in France as La Joconde. The documentary is entitled â€śThe Missing Pieceâ€ť and promises to unveil the secrets around this ...
Unforgettable Italy: 5 Unique ExperiencesWLKY Louisville(CNN) -- Picture it: a long, relaxing stay in a thousand-year-old castle in Tuscany, drinking wine produced on an estate with ties to the real Mona Lisa, renting a boat for a tour of the Amalfi Coast. These are some of the ways I ...Unforgettable Italy: 5 Unique ExperiencesWGAL Lancasterall 32 news articlesÂ Â»
Where Is The Love? Nat 'King' Cole Play At Hartford Stage Devoid Of CharismaHartford CourantWhat's Really Under His 'Mona Lisa' Smile? Hard To Tell In 'I Wish You Love' By FRANK RIZZO, email@example.com The Hartford Courant What is it? A play with music about '50s/'60s jazz-pop singer-pianist Nat "King" Cole So it's another solo bio-show? ...and moreÂ Â»
allkpopMBLAQ unveils album jacket for 3rd mini-albumallkpopThis time, they've revealed the album jacket cover for â€śMona Lisa. We've mentioned before how the members were assigned to portray an iconic pop culture figure that they felt best represented their new album. Lee Joon, Thunder, and Mir took on 'Zorro', ...and moreÂ Â»
Mona Lisa: A Different Kind of MasterpiecePatch.comLocated on White Plains road next to Eastchester Fish and close by the CVS lies a small Italian deli, Mona Lisa, that focuses heavily on authenticity and quality. Mona Lisa has been around for 25 years, and it's all thanks to Claudio Michienzi and his ...
...sport events and a lot of graduations. A LOT of graduations,â€ť Claudio Michienzi emphasized. Another factor that pushes Mona Lisa further is their commitment to outstanding quality. â€śQuality is what counts. Everything is homemade, everything is from scratch,"...
Unforgettable Italy: 5 unique experiencesCNN(CNN) -- Picture it: a long, relaxing stay in a thousand-year-old castle in Tuscany, drinking wine produced on an estate with ties to the real Mona Lisa, renting a boat for a tour of the Amalfi Coast. These are some of the ways I ...and moreÂ Â»
Napoleon sis pips Mona Lisa as face of ideal beautyTimes of IndiaAnd in coming top in the poll of over 1000 Italians, Canova's early 19th-century sculpture, Paolina Borghese, beat celebrated female figures painted by Botticelli, Titian and Hayez - and left Leonardo's Mona Lisa for dead. ...and moreÂ Â»
Dark, boxy SUV sought in Ina shootoutKOLD-TVAP Entertainment News Video By Som Lisaius, reporter - email TUCSON, AZ (KOLD) - Quite the scene early Tuesday as drivers making the morning commute couldn't help but notice an overturned BMW that crashed into a power pole near Ina Road and Mona Lisa. ...Drive-by shooting sends 3 to hospitalKVOA Tucson Newsall 22 news articlesÂ Â»
Mona Lisa's Miles: The Misadventures Of Leonardo's Masterpiece On the RoadHuffington Post (blog)Italian historian Silvano Vincenti, known for his scheme to dig up the bones of Lisa Gherardini, the presumed model for the Mona Lisa, is trying to bring the iconic painting to Florence in 2013. While no official request has yet been made -- Vincenti ...Why the Mona Lisa Can't (Won't?) Go Home AgainBig Think (blog)all 2 news articlesÂ Â»
...the request, but the real reason is money. The Louvre draws tourism by the ton, and most of those tourists want to see the Mona Lisa. Judging from the throngs racing past the time I visited, many go only to see that painting, even at the cost of racing past...
Telegraph.co.ukLouvre reject Italy's request to borrow Mona LisaXinhuaROME, June 24 (Xinhua) -- Paris's Louvre Museum has turned down a request from Italy to borrow the Mona Lisa, saying the iconic painting is too fragile to survive the trip. According to local news agency Adnkronos, the Italian National Committee for ...Florence asks Louvre for Mona Lisa on loanAFPAttempt to return Mona Lisa to Italy dismissedTelegraph.co.ukJK Rowling Announces Harry Potter E-Books; Florence Wants 'Mona Lisa' to Visit ...Washington Post (blog)The Associated PressÂ -Adnkronos International EnglishÂ -UPI.comall 113 news articlesÂ Â»
60th Anniversary Celebration for James Ross and Yvonne LeonardJohnson City Record Courier, TXstated James Ross while Yvonne gave a Mona Lisa smile, knowing that he meant it. She is the rock, organizer, and encourager of the family. ...
al.comScarbinsky: Another year, another Alabama football suspensional.comIn their public statements about the Dareus suspension, Alabama officials painted their subject in the kind of flattering light that bathes the Mona Lisa. ...and moreÂ Â»
Magic photo booths use instant plastic surgery to make anyone super cuteDVICEThe transformation is so effective one news show tried it on a photo of the Mona Lisa with startlingly effective results (see the "blasphemy in the service ...
New on DVD this weekNorthJersey.comMONA LISA (1986, Image, R, $18) â€” Neil Jordan's ferocious crime thriller, which garnered a best actor Oscar nod for Bob Hoskins, is one of four titles from ...and moreÂ Â»
Texas adventureCebu Daily NewsHis genius was also manifested, not only as a drawer but also as a painter as he is best and more popularly known, especially with his â€śMona Lisaâ€ť and â€śThe ...and moreÂ Â»
Lipgoss: The art of the celebrity mugshotTVNZChin down, eyes up, Mona-Lisa smile. It's the "foxy victim of circumstance" look originally patented by Princess Diana. Don't be modest, Paris, ...
McGill chemist Ian Butler dissects the artist's paletteMontreal Gazette (blog)Ever wondered exactly what pigments Leonardo Da Vinci chose when he painted the Mona Lisa? ...and moreÂ Â»
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Mona Lisa, Made CuterKotaku.com (blog)Mona Lisa might called a lot of things, but cute isn't one of them. Until now. A Japanese morning program showed off recent trends in sticker picture ...and moreÂ Â»
Hidden behind the Mona Lisa's enigmatic smile are dozens and dozens of layers of ultra-thin glaze, according to French researchers who examined the masterpiece through non-invasive X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy.
The investigation revealed that up to 4
SYDNEY - For years and years, Mona Lisaâ€™s mysterious smile has baffled experts. But not any more.
Leonardo Da Vinci was a genius in many ways, and his technique of sfumato was just one such example.
Sfumato is a range of subtle optical effects that
Over 40 layers of extremely thin glaze applied: scientists
LONDON: For nearly 500 years, people have gazed at Leonardo da Vinci's portrait of Mona Lisa with a sense of bafflement â€” first she is smiling, then the smile fades; a moment later it returns,
New Zealand HeraldThe secret behind Mona Lisa's smileTelegraph.co.ukThe secret of how Leonardo da Vinci produced the optical effects that created the Mona Lisa's enigmatic smile can be revealed for the first time. ...X-ray clues to secret of Mona LisaMirror.co.ukMona Lisa's Smile Hides Da Vinci's TechniqueDiscovery NewsSecret of Mona Lisa's smile discoveredHerald SunThe Week MagazineÂ -The Economist (blog)Â -New Zealand Heraldall 61 news articlesÂ Â»
â€śWhat is man? A miserable little pile of secretsâ€ť
There has always been something about Bob Hoskins I have always liked. Hoskins has the demeanor of an everyday, blue collar man that radiates a down to earth sincerity that instantly makes
Obama's Mona Lisa smileAsia Times OnlineWhat comes to mind is Mona Lisa, the famous song sung in a soft baritone voice six decades ago, before Obama was born, by another African-American from ...and moreÂ Â»
...reproduction of the Mona Lisa in Qingdao, Shandong Province on July 5.A huge chalk painting depicting Leonardo da Vinci' Mona Lisa on the pavement of a street in Qingdao, Shandong Province, attracted a lot of attention on July 5. "It is true to the original...
People's Daily Online
...up for sale through one of the world's leading traders in rare violins, Bein n Fushi, according to the Guardian. Dubbed the Mona Lisa of violins, it is owned by a retired British financier and music philanthropist, Ian Stoutzker, who bought the violin from...
...A sexy Mona Lisa with a tattoo on her hip and a 200kg robot gum ball machine with wings are among the highlights of an exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art Shanghai. The show "Stay Real Forever - Exhibition of an Innocent Age" features works by three...
When Half a V-8 Is EnoughNew York TimesBut her broad knowledge of vintage American cars reminds her friends of Mona Lisa Vito, Ms. Tomei's caricature of a fast-talking, gum-chewing, ...
Student art auction helps text book benefit raise $60KNorridge Harwood Heights NewsThe paintings were collaborative works from each grade level and included works by famous artists, including Da Vinci's Mona Lisa, which was created from ...and moreÂ Â»
'Dragon Tattoo' a haunting thrillerDetroit Free PressHarriet Vanger, whom we see in a photo with a Mona Lisa smile, disappeared 40 years ago from a family gathering and was never seen again. Was she murdered? ...and moreÂ Â»
ReutersNike Ad: Awesome, Slimy, or Both?NewsweekThe wearied stoicism of Tiger's expression, those mournful eyes, and that misty, Mona Lisa backdrop impart a timeless, placeless plea for forgiveness. ...Tiger returns and makes a weird TV adWEEI.comall 18,732 news articlesÂ Â»
Written by Ryan Tramonte | Wednesday, 07 April 2010 10:12 A Round with RyanNewOrleans.ComJust like that little smile on the face of the Mona Lisa, you have no idea what is about to happen or what she is about to do, until she does it ... and ...Written by Ryan Tramonte | Thursday, 08 April 2010 09:32 A Round with RyanNewOrleans.Comall 3 news articlesÂ Â»
What Happened To David's Junk?Kotaku.com (blog)After the Mona Lisa's dour face, art's most memorable piece of human anatomy is probably the junk found on Michelangelo's David. It's just...out there. ...and moreÂ Â»
RyRy French Quarter Fest 2010 Hot Picks: #3 The Mona Lisa SpecialNewOrleans.Com (blog)Just like that little smile on the face of the Mona Lisa, you have no idea what is about to happen or what she is about to do, until she does it ... and ...
'Mineral Mona Lisa' crystal is national treasureTelegraph.co.ukA dazzling pink and grey crystal discovered in an Alpine crevasse and described as the "mineral Mona Lisa" has just been made a national cultural treasure ...
The Smile of the Mona Lisa but the face of Whistlers MotherThe Spoof (satire)Rolf Harris has been asked to do a portrait of Susan Boyle as Whistlers Mother or the Mona Lisa. Make SPECTRUM's day - rate this story with the stars, ...and moreÂ Â»
The Guardian (blog)Hard Rock Mona Lisa Version Adds More to Her EnigmaWalyou (blog)The Mona Lisa portrait is famous for her enigmatic smile and ambiguous expression created by famous artist and mathematician Leonardo Da Vinci. ...Book asks who's greater, Michelangelo or Leonardo?ReutersLeonardo or Michelangelo: who is the greatest?The Guardian (blog)all 13 news articlesÂ Â»
...3-D, holographic version of da Vinci's Mona Lisa waves to a visitor at Beijing's Alive Gallery, which is holding an exhibit of interactive, digital recreations of famous art. (David Gray/Reuters)Art lovers who've always wondered about Mona Lisa's mysterious...
...together in one exhibit," Wang told Reuters. As is the case with the original painting in the Louvre in Paris, the digital Mona Lisa is the star attraction. She talks and waves to visitors, who ask her age and about her life. "Hello, I am the Mona Lisa....
...visitor looks at a three-dimensional, holographic version of the 16th century portrait "Mona Lisa" by Leonardo da Vinci as it waves to her in Beijing's Alive Gallery August 21, 2009. Known as the world's most famous painting, this holographic version moves...
International Business Times
...by rocks and acids - was unscathed by the latest attack. The painting is protected by thick, bulletproof glass. Tags: mona-lisa | mona-lisa-attacked | louvre | mona-lisa-louvre Posted on August 11, 2009 Permalink | Subscribe | | | Comments (View) ...
...Aug 12: Leonardo da Vinci's master piece, Mona Lisa painting was attacked with a tea cup in Louvre Museum in Paris. Paris police arrested the woman and was taken to a psychiatric ward afterwards. "It looks like it was done by someone who was unhinged and wanted...
...Tourists admire the famous Leonardo da Vinci painting the Mona Lisa in the Grande Galerie of the Louvre museum in Paris. A Russian woman threw a ceramic cup at the painting Aug. 2, cracking the protective glass. (Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images) with files...
...flawless ... a cup thrown at the Mona Lisa has not marred her beauty / AP Source: No Source AN "unhinged" Russian woman threw a teacup at the world's most famous painting, Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa, but it emerged unscathed due to its bullet-proof glass...
The Daily Telegraph
...could easily have decided to vandalise one of those instead. The truth is that the Louvre needs to consider moving the Mona Lisa to its own gallery, at a safe distance from other works. There could even be a separate charge for visitors who wanted to see...
...when a vandal threw acid over it while it was on display at a museum in Montauban, in France. The same year, a Bolivian man threw a rock at the painting, damaging paintwork below the Mona Lisa's left elbow. The painting belongs to the French state....
...Vinci work is so recognizable, thus lending itself well to recognizable interpretation, or is it because she really does exude that indescribable tangle of mystery that will never be unraveled? Let these modern Mona Lisa recreations inspire your answer. ...