Mona Lisa

What A Catch: Gaza Strip Fisherman Hooks 2,000-Year-Old Bronze Statue Of Apollo

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 12.02.2014 | UK

Mystery surrounds the appearance of a 2,000-year-old bronze statue of the Greek God Apollo – after it was retrieved from the seabed by a fisherman o...

This Is The World's Smallest Painting...

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK Tech

In a feat of technical genius sure to have pleased even Leonardo da Vinci himself, scientists have created the smallest painting ever - a Mona Lisa a ...


Rebecca Root | Posted 28.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Rebecca Root

By this point, I think we are all US-ed out. We've travelled east coast to west coast, and have probably devoured all the chunky chips and diet soda we can stomach. It's time for a European twist.

Nasa Sends Mona Lisa To The Moon Using Lasers, For Some Reason

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 19.03.2013 | UK Tech

Nasa has beamed a copy of the Mona Lisa to the moon using a high-powered laser. The image of Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece was beamed to the Luna...

Balotelli 'Is As Valuable As The Mona Lisa'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.12.2012 | UK Sport

Mario Balotelli's agent Mino Raiola has said the striker is "as valuable as the Mona Lisa". The Manchester City striker is regularly linked with a ...

Art Vandalism: From Mona Lisa To Banksy

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 08.10.2012 | Home

This week the Tate Modern became the victim of art vandalism after Vladimir Umanets allegedly daubed his signature on Mark Rothko's 1958 painting Blac...

Did This Skull Belong To Mona Lisa?

Posted 04.12.2012 | Home

Could this skull skeleton have belonged to the most famous muse in art? Archaeologists digging beneath a Tuscan convent believe their search for th...

Bob Hoskins Reveals Illness, Announces Retirement

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 08.10.2012 | UK Entertainment

Bob Hoskins has announced his retirement from the big screen, and revealed that he is suffering from Parkinson's Disease. Bob Hoskins has been a d...

The 10 Greatest Art Thefts Of All Time

The Huffington Post UK | Harriet Williams | Posted 14.05.2012 | Home

Art theft, some might say, is the thinking man's crime. First: there's the knowledge. The background in art history and antiques dealer-awareness ...

Sam Parker

Forget FHM... Here Are The 100 Sexiest Women In Art | Sam Parker | Posted 03.05.2012 | Home

FHM Magazine has just announced its annual list of the 100 Sexiest Women In The World: a collection of models, actresses and pop stars who regularly g...

Balloon Art: A Load Of Hot Air?

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 14.02.2012 | Home

For many of us the word balloon conjures up images of clowns, inflatable poodles and children’s parties, not Da Vinci, Warhol and Pollock. But a...

Existentialism Over Coffee With "Weird Al" Yankovic

MC Lars | Posted 14.03.2012 | Home
MC Lars

Right before Christmas, I had coffee with "Weird Al" Yankovic. The two of us had collaborated on my 2009 album This Gigantic Robot Kills, and had talked accordion triads and chord fingering over the phone while he was in the studio.

Leonardo's Lady And The Quest For War Loot Restitution

Brendan Pittaway | Posted 07.01.2012 | UK Entertainment
Brendan Pittaway

Thanks to the power of the image of Mona Lisa and the imagination of Dan Brown, the da Vinci brand will never lack box office appeal. But, just in case, curators for this new exhibition have used another of the artist's most recognisable works to help drive publicity.