A little girl looks at a giant spider made of LEGO bricks during the preopening of the Legoland Discovery Center at the Sony Center in Berlin in 2007.
Mona LIsa was painted by Leonardo da Vinci early in the 16th century. French researchers have recently learned he used a lot of paint.
This photo, taken from a Panther helicopter, shows an aerial view of Bastille Day celebrations in Paris on Wednesday.
Leonardo da Vinci began painting 'Virgin of the Rocks' in the 15th century. A restoration of the painting has turned up some interesting finds.
Louvre Museum, Paris, 1911, recovered – In one of the most audacious of crimes, not just art thefts, the Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci was swiped from the gallery, shocking the French nation. Italian officials arrested a Vincenzo Perugia, who was intending to sell it and return it to Italy. He was released after just a few months and viewed as a hero in his home country. The painting returned to the Louvre in 1914.
Ex-McDonald's executive aims to bring corporate savvy to Italy's financially troubled museums and monuments.
Belgium, Spain are skeptical that there's a need for more full-body airport scanning machines. France and Germany are uncommitted as European Union members meet today to discuss airport security measures.
Our reticence to discuss art maintains the popular misconceptions that keep us from effectively engaging it.
The true story of the stranger-than-fiction heist of the Mona Lisa in 1911.