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Leonardo Da Vinci

Hunting for the woman in the ‘African Mona Lisa’

ILE-IFE, Nigeria:  She's been described as "the African Mona Lisa", the subject of a long-lost series of three paintings by the artist considered the father of Nigerian modernism. But like Leonardo da Vinci's most famous portrait,…

Da Vinci sold for $450 mn is headed to Louvre Abu Dhabi

NEW YORK: "Salvator Mundi," a painting of Christ by Leonardo Da Vinci that recently sold for a record $450 million, is heading to the Louvre Abu Dhabi in a coup for the bold new museum, it announced on Wednesday. The move became possible…

Mona Lisa’s smile decoded: Science says she’s happy

PARIS: The subject of centuries of scrutiny and debate, Mona Lisa's famous smile is routinely described as ambiguous. But is it really that hard to read? Apparently not. In an unusual trial, close to 100 per cent of people described…

Sharbat Gula’s repatriation request accepted

ISLAMABAD: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has accepted the request of Nat Geo famed Afghan Girl, Sharbat Gula, for repatriation to Afghanistan, ARY News reported. Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) had last month on 26th arrested the…