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Leonardo Da Vinci Would Have Turned 563 Today

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.15.2015 | Arts

While to the non-art lovers of the world, April 15 is known primarily as tax day, the culture fiends among us recognize this most holy of holidays as ...

New Technology Could Save Leonardo Da Vinci's Vanishing Portrait

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.04.2014 | Arts

It's been almost two years since scientists declared Leonardo Da Vinci's only universally recognized self-portrait as "damaged beyond repair." The...

The 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Trailer Is Here!

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 03.27.2014 | Entertainment

Paramount and Nickelodeon have released the first official teaser trailer for the 2014 remake of “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.” The clip is packe...

The Da Vinci Astronomy

Mario Livio | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Mario Livio

While many of Leonardo's statements proved eventually to be wrong, some of them do demonstrate his immense intellectual curiosity, his unusually keen power of observation, and his ability to distill simple conclusions even from complex data.

From Leonardo to Michelangelo: Now Silverman Enters the Louvre

Simon Hewitt | Posted 08.24.2013 | Arts
Simon Hewitt

One hot summer's day 30 years ago, Canadian-born art collector Peter Silverman was preparing to dive into Bavaria's scenic Starnberger.

Jeanne Marchig and Leonardo da Vinci: Two Polish Connections

Simon Hewitt | Posted 08.04.2013 | Arts
Simon Hewitt

Jeanne Marchig will be remembered as the ageing animal-lover who took Christie's to court over a Leonardo.

25 Years Later, An Homage To The Original 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles'

Chris Jancelewicz | Posted 01.12.2013 | TV
Chris Jancelewicz

In honor of one of the greatest cartoons of my generation, I've picked my favorite episode from each season. Sit back, gorge on some pizza, and recollect why you loved 'TMNT' in the first place.

Elderly Say Bring On The Robots -- Just Not As Friends

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 10.26.2012 | Technology

Older adults are keen on having robot personal assistants help them with laundry and housekeeping, but they draw the line at having a robot help them ...

Da Vinci Self Portrait 'Damaged Beyond Repair'

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.27.2012 | Arts

A Leonardo Da Vinci self-portrait is in critical condition, and there might not be anything experts can do to fix it. Restoration experts recently ...

Leonardo Da Vinci's Legacy

Posted 05.02.2012 | Arts

Most of us know the Leonardo's famous works by now. From the "Last Supper" to the "Vitruvian Man" and, of course, the "Mona Lisa", Leonardo's masterpi...

What Art Would You Like To See Before You Die?

Posted 04.06.2012 | Arts

It is one of those questions we hear over and over but rarely thoughtfully answer: What do you want to do before you die? Now The Huffington Post is c...

The First Findings In Lost Leonardo Search

AP | ANNALISA CAMILLI and FRANCES D'EMILIO | Posted 05.12.2012 | Arts

FLORENCE, Italy (Associated Press) — Researchers may have discovered traces of a lost mural by Leonardo da Vinci by poking a probe through cracks in...

PHOTOS: The 10 Best Paintings Of Jesus Ever

Posted 12.25.2011 | Arts

Christmas is upon us, and what better way to celebrate then by shuffling through a slideshow of Jesus in all of his many forms? Some are baby, some ar...

WATCH: Do You See These Hidden Animals In The Mona Lisa?

Posted 12.08.2011 | Arts

The Mona Lisa has puzzled viewers for over 500 years with her enigmatic smile... but has her coy grin only been a distraction for Da Vinci's real myst...

"Is This The Greatest Art Exhibition Ever?"

AP/The Huffington Post | By JILL LAWLESS/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.08.2012 | Arts

LONDON -- It has masterpieces, media frenzy, a contested gem -- everything but the "Mona Lisa." London's latest blockbuster art show confirms Leonardo...

Artists' Famous Last Words

Posted 07.21.2014 | Arts

While great art lives forever, great artists don't. And aside all of the panic, pain and stress death brings, there is also the pressure to come out w...

What Is Art? Famous Artists Respond

Posted 12.12.2011 | Arts

For centuries we have wondered, what is art? Many nights we've tossed and turned pondering this unsolvable question. And now, HuffPost Arts is here to...

Strike Puts Major Leonardo Da Vinci Exhibit In Danger

The Observer | Dalya Alberge | Posted 12.10.2011 | Arts

The National Gallery in London is facing the prospect of major strike disruption during next month's Leonardo da Vinci blockbuster exhibition, the Obs...

The Thing Leonardo DiCaprio Can't Possibly Believe

Posted 11.13.2011 | Entertainment

There are a lot of unbelievable things about the heartthrob Leonardo DiCaprio: his never-aging lady friends, his boyish good looks (that are seeing hi...

Guess The Artist: Answer Revealed!

Posted 08.17.2011 | Arts

Yesterday we showed you the work of art below and asked you to guess the artist who created it. Thousands of you guessed in our poll, but less than 50...

Guess The Artist

Posted 08.15.2011 | Arts

Although this famous artist (after whom one of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is named) is better known for his paintings, he was also an architect ...

Da Vinci Masterpiece To Get Wider Audience

AP | By MONIKA SCISLOWSKA | Posted 06.21.2011 | Arts

WARSAW, Poland -- It's finally been decided: Poland's most precious painting, "Lady with an Ermine" by Leonardo da Vinci, will be allowed to travel to...

Last Supper Tests Apostles' Friendship

Mark Steinberg | Posted 06.18.2011 | Comedy
Mark Steinberg

"Matt. You know I hath no greater love for anyone on this planet, but this is the gospel truth -- the dinner is tonight. I've even brought in an Italian guy to make a picture."

Mona Lisa Model Was Male, According To Italian Researchers

Eleanor Ide (AFP) | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

ROME -- Italian researchers who specialise in resolving art mysteries said Wednesday they have discovered the disputed identity of the model for Leona...

Possible New Leonardo Drawing Found

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TORONTO (AP) - A new portrait by Leonardo da Vinci may have been discovered thanks to centuries-old fingerprint and palm print. Peter Paul Biro, a Mo...