Did Da Vinci draw the ‘Nude Mona Lisa’?

It’s undergone a battery of tests and expert analyses, and the verdict is in: a drawing entitled the ‘Nude Mona Lisa’ and kept at the Chateau de Chantilly north of Paris, was created in the workshop of Leonardo da Vinci. Experts say there is a “likelihood” the Italian master participated in its creation.

Rome exhibiton celebrates Da Vinci

In Rome, the exhibition ‘Science before science’ will open March 13 to feature the many works of Italy’s Leonardo Da Vinci, 500 years after his death.

Da Vinci design jewel still key for Tuscan silk weavers

Leonardo Da Vinci’s works do not just hang on the walls of the world’s most famous museums. In fact, Da Vinci’s genius also extended to engineering. Today, five hundred years after his death, one of his machines resides in one of Europe’s oldest silk workshops in Florence and continues to weave some of the finest silks.

Hockney, Hopper chase headlines at New York art sales

A year after the art market was changed forever by the eye-watering $450.3 million sale of a Leonardo da Vinci, fall auction season is back, looking to crack new records for artists, albeit from less illustrious heights.

Today in History for May 2nd

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Highlights of this day in history: Nazi Germany’s capital Berlin falls in World War II; Artist Leonardo da Vinci dies; Civil War Gen. ‘Stonewall’ Jackson killed; Nelson Mandela claims victory in South Africa vote; Singer Bing Crosby born. (May 2)

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Registering The Rohingya & Roy Moore’s Apologists: VICE News Tonight Full Episode (HBO)

This is the November 15, 2017 FULL EPISODE of VICE News Tonight on HBO.

Several women have now stepped forward to accuse Roy Moore, the Republican nominee for a Senate seat in Alabama, of sexual misconduct when they were teenagers and he was in his 30s. VICE News sits down with a group of Alabama residents to talk about Moore’s controversial candidacy and what it means for their state.

Mugabe is “safe and sound” under house arrest as his own political party dukes it out and “purges the criminals around him.” No violence on the streets and life goes on in Harare, but everyone asking ‘who’s in charge?’

China’s high profile fugitive and exiled billionaire, Guo Wengui, made his name when he launched sensational accusations of corruption against China’s top leaders on Twitter and Youtube. VICE News goes to his $68 million apartment overlooking Central Park in Manhattan to meet the China’s most wanted man.

Leonardo da Vinci’s painting Salvator Mundi, broke the world record for the most expensive work of art ever sold at auction at $450.3 million. VICE News went to Christie’s for a private viewing of Salvator Mundi with contemporary Brazilian artist Vik Muniz.

Plus, the Bangladeshi man helping document the Rohingya refugees on his own watch.

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What Made The Da Vinci Painting Worth $450 Million (HBO)

After nearly 20 minutes of nail biting bidding on Wednesday night, Leonardo da Vinci’s painting Salvator Mundi, shattered the world record for the most expensive work of art ever sold at auction. Including fees, the 500 year old rare masterpiece sold for $450.3 million.

Some questioned the authenticity of the painting as truly Da Vinci but with a price tag that far surpassed initial estimates the concern now seems irrelevant.

Before the sale, Vice News Tonight went to Christie’s for a private viewing of Salvator Mundi with contemporary Brazilian artist Vik Muniz.

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Da Vinci painting of Christ sells for record $450mn

A 500-year-old painting believed to be by Leonardo da Vinci sells for $450.3 million in New York, blazing a new world record for the most expensive work of art sold at auction.

Da Vinci painting sells for $450mn in NY: Christie’s

A 500-year-old work of art depicting Jesus Christ, believed to be the work of Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci, sells in New York for $450.3 million setting a new art auction record, according to Christie’s. IMAGES

Da Vinci painting is New York auction season star

“Salvator Mundi,” a painting of Jesus Christ by the Renaissance polymath Leonardo da Vinci circa 1500, is the star lot in New York’s November art auctions that will see Christie’s and Sotheby’s chase combined art sales of more than $1 billion.