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New exhibit focuses on Leonardo da Vinci designs

CHICAGO - When Leonardo da Vinci died nearly 500 years ago, his masterpieces - "Mona Lisa...It's those designs and contraptions that are the focus of "Leonardo da Vinci: Man, Inventor, Genius," a new exhibit at the Museum of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/16/art_77588.shtml
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The Mona Lisa will to go under the microscope

PARIS - Is the Mona Lisa headed for surgery? Leonardo da Vinci's 500-year-old painting of the woman with the...too worried about the painting in the long run. "Leonardo da Vinci worked brilliantly, and he knew perfectly well the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/05/art_414532.shtml
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Experts can be foolish at predicting information

...government has spent millions trying to undo what the duke had done. Those covered-over murals were originals by Leonardo da Vinci.? In 1948, American and British auto experts were sent to Germany to inspect its post-war production efforts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-08/experts-can-be-foolish-predic
Review: 'Tim's Vermeer' demystifies a masterpiece

...Knowledge: Rediscovering the Lost Techniques of the Old Masters argued that lenses and optics went into masterpieces by Leonardo da Vinci, Caravaggio and others.Whether Tim's Vermeer proves unequivocally how Vermeer worked is a question for art historians...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-02-03/review-tims-vermeer-demystifies-mas
Let up on the gas

...with "county" or "city" in its name, he's there. If attending conferences made you smarter, he'd be the Leonardo da Vinci of not just this but every commission in America.We will give him this, though: At least he tries to come up...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-01-03/let-gas
These days, everybody's a critic - but not everybody is an artist

...or old lady) out there who thinks they can do it better. I can just picture some slack-jawed jerk peering over Leonardo da Vinci's shoulder as he put the finishing touches on the Mona Lisa: "Hey, Leo. You know what would look good on her...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/joe-hotchkiss-columns/2013-01-05/these-days
AN AP ARTS REVIEW: Exploring the hyperactive mind of Leonardo da Vinci

NEW YORK -- Call it Cirque du Soleil for eggheads. Mary Zimmerman's "The Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci" isn't a production of the Canadian circus troupe, but it uses da Vinci's writings as the basis for some Cirque-style gymnastics...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/01/art_379928.shtml
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IDEA offers hands-on approach

...mimicking the inventions of Leonardo da Vinci and taking art classes from...related to Renaissance icon Leonardo da Vinci, while giving pupils a break...is fun.' When we talk about Leonardo da Vinci and the way he presented things...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2011-06-14/idea-offers-hands-approac
Definitions can imitate modern life

...for 30 years under the Borgias they had warfare, terror, murder and bloodshed, but they produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and the Renaissance. In Switzerland, they had brotherly love; they had 500 years of democracy and peace and what...

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'Da Vinci Code' best seller gets first challenge

...him his first literary challenge. Author Lewis Perdue says that Brown's story, which explores codes hidden in Leonardo Da Vinci's artwork and a closely guarded secret involving the Roman Catholic Church, has similarities to Perdue's "Daughter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/11/art_378094.shtml
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