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Lovers of Dan Brown novels will be salivating at the discovery of three previously unknown drawings on the back of one of Leonardo’s major works. A curator spotted the sketches on the back of The Virgin and Child with Saint Anne when it was taken down in September for restoration.
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Leonardo’s ‘Annunciation’ on display at Tokyo International Museum attracted 10,071 visitors a dayread more
Leonardo da Vinci’s Codex Atlanticus, the largest bound collection of his drawings and writings, has been infiltrated by mold.read more
Four years after the Madonna of the Yarnwider was stolen, police recover it in Glasgowread more
A Wellcome Trust grant has been awarded for a project inspired by Leonardo da Vinciread more
Leonard's heart drawings to be included in the first exhibition at the Wellcome Collection, Londonread more
The UL website has been nominated in the arts category for a prestigious Webby award!read more
Francis Wells to speak at the Heart of Leonardo lecture
The Annunciation arrived safely at Tokyo's National Museum
Leonardo's Annunciation travels to Tokyo amid protests.read more
A new exhibition on Leonardo's machines, "Leonardo's workshop: from the mysterious robots to the flying machine" will open in Milan on 29 March 2007.read more
The Universal Leonardo Web site was shortlisted for the 2007 Design Week Awards .
The Codex Leicester will soon be available in digital format
A lecture by Prof Martin Kemp on Leonardo and Light
The Universal Leonardo exhibition programme terminates with the last exhibitions closing on 7 January 2007.
A Call for papers from Leonardo journal to celebrate Leonardo da Vinci.read more
Anthropologists from the University of Chieti, central Italy, have pieced together Leonardo's left index fingerprint.
The preparatory drawing for the Adoration of the Magi is on display at the Library of Congress.read more
The most important scientific study ever carried out on Leonardo's Mona Lisa is documented in the recent book "Mona Lisa": Inside the Painting.read more
A selection of comments from users of the Universal Leonardo web site
"The Genius of Leonardo", a comprehensive exhibition of Leonardo's machines, opens in Turkey on 1st November.read more
A conversation between artist Marilène Oliver and cardiothoracic
surgeon Francis Wells, who collaborated over the sculpture "Leonardo's
Great Lady", where they reflect on the experience from the different
perspectives of artist and scientist.
Sir Joshua Reynolds’s Mona Lisa is on display at the Dulwich Picture Gallery from 10 October 2006 – 11 February 2007.read more
The second part of the Florence exhibition "The Mind of Leonardo" opens on 3 October.read more
Martin Bailey reveals why Bill Gates's Notebooks are not part of Universal Leonardo's London exhibition.
As part of Universal Leonardo, the Alte Pinakothek puts on show Leonardo's only masterpiece to be held in a German museum.
"Leonardo da Vinci: Experience, Experiment and Design", one of the most spectaular exhibitions of Universal Leonardo, opens at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, on 14 September.read more
The Leonardo da Vinci Society presents 'Lives of Leonardo' symposiumread more
Design Taxi selects Universal Leonardo as "Website of the Day"read more
A weblog has been launched to document the 'Life of Leonardo Workshop' with contributions from Universal Leonardoread more
A Mona Lisa copy, formerly attributed to Leonardo, is to be shown at Dulwich Picture Gallery, Londonread more
Web User magazine rates the Universal Leonardo website with 5 stars out of 5
Students from Southbank International School take part in "The Life of Leonardo Workshop".
Universal Leonardo is nominated "Web site of the Week" by the 24 Hour Museum
Two new exhibitions join the Universal Leonardo programmeread more
The Universal Leonardo programme launches in Florenceread more
Leonardo's bridge model on exhibit at the Miami Museum of Science from 24 Februaryread more
Martin Kemp, co-Director of Universal Leonardo, speaks to artnet magazine.read more
The first stage of the Universal Leonardo web site goes live.read more
New computer software reveals the emotions behind the most famous smile.read more
Five hundred years ago, Leonardo Da Vinci solved an ancient astronomical riddle: the mystery of Earthshine.read more
Heart surgeon finds a new way to repair damaged hearts.read more
A new masterpiece by Leonardo may have been uncovered.read more
A hidden Leonardo uncovered behind the Adoration of the Magiread more
A new Channel 4 documentary, Opus Dei and The Da Vinci Code, goes on air.read more