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Leonardo da Vinci’s “Horse and Rider” is to display in Las Vegas!

Leonardo da Vinci Horse and Rider Sculpture returns to Las Vegas Public showing scheduled at Red Rock Resort for November 5, 2017 NEWS PROVIDED BY Da Vinci Horse and Rider  LAS VEGAS, Oct. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The only known sculpture to exist today, from the hand of Leonardo da Vinci has returned to its Las Vegas home after a successful exhibition in Milan, Italy.  The bronze artwork dubbed ‘Horse and Rider’ finished a 30 day public exhibit mere steps from the home of da Vinci’s The Last Supper. Leonardo da Vinci Horse and Rider “This magnificent model, recently appraised for $35 million, is now back in America. In


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Art encounter is getting bigger and better.

Art encounter is expanding. Yes we’re getting bigger and better. We’re in the process of fully renovating our Fine Art Gallery and Framing operations as well as adding 12,000 sq ft. to our existing location dedicated to exhibiting Leonardo da Vinci’s only known sculpture, Horse and Rider. Right now we are a work in progress so please excuse our dust while we move towards our completion date of November 1st.


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Brett Maly Once Again Appears On The Rich Natole Radio Show

Once again our own Brett Maly will be on the Rich Natole Radio Show (KSHP 1400 AM) beginning at 10:30 AM tomorrow morning (10/03/2017) .  Tune in to hear their fun and informative discussion. Listen To The Entire Show Here:   Brett’s Interview Begins 00:31:40      A pic of Brett, Las Vegas comedian, entertainer and impressionist Rich Natole (center), and show Producer Jon Lindquist (right) from this morning’s show.


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The Passing Of Greatness.

It is with heavy hearts that we mourn the passing of our dear friend and client, Jerry Lewis.  His presence and upbeat personality will forever be missed.  We send our deepest condolences to his lovely wife SanDee Pitnick, his family,  and to all others who were fortunate to know him.


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HORSE & RIDER ULYSEE SPECIAL

HORSE & RIDER ULYSEE SPECIAL Famous Paleontologist-Scientist-Author, Alberto Angela, hosts a special edition of ULYSSE on Italy’s National Public Television featuring Leonardo da Vinci’s Horse and Rider sculpture, while on exhibit in Milan, Italy in 2016. (This edit has English subtitles) Click to view the 9 minute video link:             


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Galina Evangelista Event a Wonderful Success

On February 23rd, Art encounter hosted a beautiful event for the incredibly talented artist and author, Galina Evangelista. We were honored to display her masterful recreations and original works in our gallery. The show was a huge success and we had many guests that were left in awe of her remarkable artwork. Her amazing talent gave us all a glimpse into the art world’s history with classic works like The Mona Lisa and The Storm. The experience gave all who attended the chance to enjoy famously historical art right here in Las Vegas.


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Fox News Reports on Horse and Rider Exhibit in Milan

     Art Encounter’s CEO, Rod Maly, appeared on Fox News  this week during an interview with Amy Kellogg regarding the Horse and Rider Exhibit in Milan. Mr. Maly offered a passionate response to why da Vinci’s artwork is some of the most revered in the world, accrediting his talent and genius to a unique understanding of the universe that not many of us have. The article details the journey that the statue has taken since it’s  creation by the original Renaissance Man himself. This, in turn, brings light to the little known fact that da Vinci was indeed a brilliant


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Horse & Rider Exhibit Opens in Milan

A public exhibit featuring the only sculpture known to exist today from the hand of Leonardo da Vinci opened on November 24th at Milan’s Palazzo delle Stelline, Institut Francais, adjacent to the Santa Maria delle Grazie, home of Leonardo’s, The Last Supper. Leading Leonardo expert and author, Professor Ernesto Solari introduced the exhibit proclaiming, “Thanks to the Horse and Rider statue, Governor Charles d’Amboise returns to Milan for the first time in over 500 years”. Most experts agree that the sculpture, created in 1508 by Leonardo, is a model for a much larger, never completed, monument to d’Amboise, his close


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