Mona Lisa secrets revealed

– French scientists from the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) revealed details hitherto unknown, associated with the technique of sfumato (disolve), used by Leonardo da Vinci in some of his greatest paintings, such as Mona Lisa. In the sfumato, experts say, the lights and shadows are mixed with smoke and the strokes or contours […]
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Larissa Riquelme, the World Cup’s girlfriend

– The Paraguayan model Larissa Riquelme, known as the World Cup girlfriend, multiplied her contracts to pose for media and international magazines all over America, Europe and even Japan, as revealed in an interview Sunday. “I’m getting calls from all over the place. It’s incredible. They treat me like a Hollywood actress with paparazzi waiting […]
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Aluminum gains ground in car industry

– Aluminum consumption in the car industry has a lot of growth potential in Europe, the possibilities that this lightweight metal offers go hand in hand with emission reductions that are planned in the market, said a British firm. The vehicle industry in Europe currently uses around 130,000 tons of aluminum sheet for automotive parts […]
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Nicholas Cage, the Master Sorcerer

– This is the third time actor Nicolas Cage works under the direction of Jon Turteltaub (National Treasure) and the second in which she plays a person with supernatural powers. The first time was in “Next”. The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, the latest film produced by Disney-Jerry Bruckheimer duo, which opens this weekend different countries in South […]
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Alonso: “I’ll never give up”

– The Spanish Formula 1 driver Fernando Alonso (Ferrari) has decided to be optimistic after a forgettable British Grand Prix where he ended in fourteenth place and said “the World Cup is too long” and he’ll “never give up.” “We’re right in the middle of the championship. All the points we’ve lost so far is […]
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Matisse, a radical in New York

– Sometimes restoring a painting can help to discover mysteries buried beneath the canvas of which only the author himself was aware, that can help review the artist from a new perspective. Beneath the surface of the canvas of Henri Matisse’s Bathers by a River (1917), jewel of the collection of the Art Institute of […]
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