Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci’s (1452 – 1519) unrivaled impact to the progress of society was driven from both his revolutionary scientific ideas as well as his artistic achievements. His “Vitruvian Man” relates the human body’s proportions to those of the universe, as well as material and spiritual dimensions. Also a complex study of human anatomy, it blends 16 different poses. The ever-popular “Vitruvian Man” has appeared in video games, on logos and on album covers.
Leonardo Da Vinci (1452 – 1519) was a Renaissance Master whose genius also profoundly impacted mathematics and the sciences. Insatiably curious and inventive, Da Vinci possessed unparalleled intellectual diversity. While scientifically studying light and shadow, he was able to conceptualize three dimensions and used the knowledge to impart his figures with their revolutionary lifelike quality. His works also reflected his insight into techniques for expressing atmosphere, depth, and the effects of age and emotion.