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Carlos Slim

Carlos Slim Helu is world’s richest man

The Mexican billionaire is also a significant art collector

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Leonardo da Vinci

Bill Gates’s Leonardo Codex removed from British Library website

Leading scholar is “saddened” by decision

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Leonardo da Vinci

Bill Gates announces there is to be Leonardo for all (those with Vista software)

The billionaire co-founder of Microsoft spoke at the British Library (BL) in January at the glitzy launch of Windows Vista, his company’s new operating system

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Leonardo da Vinci

Bill Gates’ Leonardo notebook withdrawn from V&A exhibition

The US billionaire wanted airport-style security and exceedingly low lighting levels

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Loans

Bill Gates’ Leonardo notebook withdrawn from V&A exhibition

The US billionaire wanted airport-style security and exceedingly low lighting levels at the V&A

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Collectors

The rich list: More than 100 people join global list of billionaires

Many are major art collectors and philanthropists

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Art & Technology

Microsoft’s “digital home gallery service” aims to bring any artwork to your home, on the cheap

Everything for the armchair art lover, at the flick of a switch

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News

Corbis to represent Warhol Foundation’s digital archive

Corbis already represents the archives of Christie’s, Reuters, Condé Nast, and the Ansel Adams Trust

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Collectors

Collectors in Washington State targeted in art tax enquiry

Agents are looking at art in museums to determine whether “use tax” was paid

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Leonardo da Vinci

Bill Gates on Leonardo

The Microsoft co-founder speaks about the Italian artist's influence on Beuys ahead of an exhibition in Berlin

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Art & Technology

Bill Gates and Mark Getty aim to corner the stock photography market

The new information technology has transformed traditional picture research

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Digital Age

How fares the digital revolution: A look at the Corbis Corporation

We assess the benefits that have accrued to museums and publishers so far

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Seattle

Goodbye Gutenberg, hello Gatesburg

The future for art, books and education, as seen through the eyes of computer wizard Bill Gates, who last month bought the Leonardo Codex