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  • Massimiliano Finazzer Flory e Jacopo Rampini
    Grande successo e partecipazione, tutto esaurito, per la presentazione del corto “Being Leonardo Da Vinci”, diretto da Massimiliano Finazzer Flory, tenutasi il 9 ottobre alla Morgan Library & Museum, luogo simbolo in quanto custode di un raro disegno di Leonardo.
  • In occasione dei 500 anni dalla scomparsa del genio rinascimentale anteprima, alla Morgan Library di New York, del film "Being Leonardo da Vinci" di Massimiliano Finazzer Flory (9 ottobre 2018). Chi può non manchi di assistere poi, nel corso della sfilata del Columbus Day sulla Fifth Avenue, ad una rievocazione storica in costume (8 ottobre 2018)
  • As the city awaits sunshine and warmth, its cultural institutions welcome numerous Italian flavored events. The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts celebrates the life of Italian-American legend Frank Sinatra, while the Tribeca Film Festival brings to the US four Italian films, including the Taviani's latest masterpiece Wondrous Boccaccio.
  • In a challenging performance that has never before been attempted, I physically become Leonardo, wearing period costumes and reconstructive makeup to render a true likeness of the genius. “My” Leonardo answers 52 questions in the guise of philosopher, scientist, painter, inventor, architect, geologist, botanist and doctor. The text is culled from Leonardo’s own works so that this imaginary interview recreates his real Renaissance idiom. (Debut - April 21 at the Morgan Library)
  • Leonardo da Vinci's Vitruvian Man represents a male figure placed in both a circle and square, as specified by Vitruvius in his treatise De Architectura (On Architecture). A Conversation with Prof. Paola Salvi from the Accademia of Belle Arti, Milan, and the artist Michelangelo Pistoletto
  • A one of a kind exhibit will be on view starting October 25, including some of Leonardo da Vinci’s most celebrated drawings in addition to a selection of other works on paper by the Renaissance artist and his followers. The prestigious exhibit will be celebrated by La Fondazione with a gala benefit on November 4, whose proceeds will be used to fund grants and awards for young Italian artists and emerging talents.
  • Life & People
    Natasha Lardera(December 10, 2007)
    Da Vinci’s Kitchen: A Secret History of Italian Cuisine (BenBella Books, January 2007) by Dave Dewitt, bestselling author of several cookbooks, takes a fresh approach do the artist’s life and to food in Renaissance Italy. “Reading several of his biographies triggered a ‘where’s the food?’ response in me as a food writer,” the author claims, “and prompted me to study his notebooks to find the food reference in them.”