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Leonardo da Vinci's mechanical lion goes on display in Paris

Sep 12, 2019 - 3:50 PM

The lion, which is two meters high and 3 meters long and made of wood with a metal mechanism, is a reconstruction based on a rudimentary sketch left by Da Vinci

AUTOMATON. A picture taken on September 11, 2019 shows a mechanical lion that has been recreated 500 years after its invention by Leonardo da Vinci, at the Italian Cultural Institute in Paris. Photo by Thomas Samson/AFP

Italy nationalists mull refusing Da Vincis to Louvre

Nov 18, 2018 - 7:30 AM

'We need to discuss everything again. Where museums' autonomy is concerned, national interest cannot come second. The French cannot have everything,' says junior culture minister Lucia Bergonzoni

MONA LISA. People take pictures of the Joconde painting (between 1503 and 1506) by Italian artist Leonard de Vinci as they visit the Louvre museum in Paris. AFP File photo

Pangeran Arab Saudi membeli lukisan Da Vinci senilai Rp 5,9 triliun

Dec 08, 2017 - 11:42 AM

Pangeran muda ini membeli lukisan 'Salvator Mundi' lewat seorang perantara

LUKISAN BERHARGA. Karya pelukis Leonardo Da Vinci yang berjudul 'Salvator Mundi' dipamerkan di rumah lelang Christie di London, 22 Oktober 2017. Foto oleh Tolga Akmen/AFP

Saudi crown prince bought $450-M Da Vinci – report

Dec 08, 2017 - 10:34 AM

The young and dynamic crown prince used an intermediary to buy the much-sought-after painting of Christ, 'Salvator Mundi,' The Wall Street Journal reports

PRECIOUS. Christie's employees pose in front of a painting entitled Salvator Mundi by Italian polymath Leonardo da Vinci at a photocall at Christie's auction house in central London on October 22, 2017 ahead of its sale at Christie's New York on November 15, 2017. Tolga Akmen/AFP

The week in photos: November 11-17, 2017

Nov 18, 2017 - 2:06 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) delegates watch the performance of the Philippine Ballet dancers during the Opening Ceremony of the 31st ASEAN Summit in Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) in Manila on November 13, 2017.World leaders are in the Philippines' capital for two days of summits. / AFP PHOTO / AFP PHOTO AND POOL / NOEL CELIS

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, November 17, 2017

Nov 17, 2017 - 11:00 AM

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Nov 16, 2017 - 7:51 PM

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Da Vinci painting of Christ sells for record $450M

Nov 16, 2017 - 9:37 AM

(UPDATED) The whopping price dwarfs the previous record for the most expensive piece of art sold at auction, set at $179.4 million for Pablo Picasso's 'The Women of Algiers (Version O)' by Christie's in 2015

PRECIOUS. Christie's employees pose in front of a painting entitled Salvator Mundi by Italian polymath Leonardo da Vinci at a photocall at Christie's auction house in central London on October 22, 2017 ahead of its sale at Christie's New York on November 15, 2017. Tolga Akmen/AFP

Is Mona Lisa Chinese? Italian's theory raises eyebrows

Dec 03, 2014 - 1:10 PM

Little is known about Caterina the mother of the artist writer mathematician and inventor and the identity of the sitter for the portrait hanging in Paris Louvre museum has long been a matter of debate

WHO'S THE REAL MONA LISA? Filipinos walk past different versions of the 'Mona Lisa' painting inside a hotel in Manila, Philippines, 22 November 2014. Ritchie B. Tongo/EPA

300 masterpieces from French museums set for Louvre Abu Dhabi

Oct 12, 2014 - 10:54 PM

In 2007 the French and United Arab Emirates governments signed an agreement to build Louvre Abu Dhabi The museum is due to open in 2015

In this file photo dated April 14 2014, a visitor looks at a sculpture displayed as part of the 'Birth of a Museum: Louvre Abu Dhabi' exhibition held at the Louvre Museum in Paris, France. Photo by Ian Langsdon/EPA

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May 23, 2014 - 5:00 AM

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Da Vinci in Manila: Exploring the works of a genius

Nov 25, 2013 - 11:20 AM

Filipinos get a closer look at Leonardo da Vinci s greatness in Da Vinci: The Genius on exhibit at The Mind Museum

CLOSE UP OF A GENIUS. A close-up of the replica of Leonardo da Vinci's self-portrait, on display at The Mind Museum in Bonifacio Global City. Photo by KD Suarez/Rappler

Your date list: Aug 31-Sept 7

Aug 31, 2013 - 7:15 AM

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Visiting the Louvre

Aug 10, 2013 - 6:12 PM

Touring the Louvre is no easy feat Here s a list that will help you plan on which exhibits to see

GROUNDS. The old fortress turned castle turned museum offers majestic view, world's leading art pieces. Photos by Carol Ramoran except as indicated