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Arts Everyday Living: Happy Birthday Leonardo! The Spirit of Mona Lisa, from Vermeer to Klimt

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY LEONARDO–THE SPIRIT OF MONA LISA, FROM VERMEER TO KLIMT The anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s birthday’s was Thursday, April 15, 1452.  A true Renaissance man, one of the great geniuses of history: a painter, sculptor, architect, engineer and scientist. And creator of  the most famous painting in the world: the Mona […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Monday at the Museum–Leonardo da Vinci’s Other Women

Click on the works of art to enhance or enlarge them.      LEONARDO’S OTHER WOMEN—A MINI EXHIBITION Tomorrow is officially the birthday of Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519), the supreme Renaissance man: scientist, engineer, inventor, musician, author, architect, and sculptor, among other pursuits. Yet it is his paintings and drawings that endure. The Mona Lisa, for instance, is […]

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