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Hall of Heroes: Leonardo da Vinci

Why is this man only so famous for his painting? His ratio of drawings to paintings is utterly ridiculous,ranging from human anatomy to detailed architecture to character studies they are far far more fascinating than the paintings that he produced and yet they dwell in obscurity. 292 more words


Review: Smile - Mary Hoffman

Title: Smile: The story of the original Mona Lisa
Author: Mary Hoffman
Publisher: Barrington Stoke
Publication date: 15 January 2018
Genre: YA historical fiction
Pages:  331 more words


The Benefits of Being a Misfit

This is an interview of Walter Issacson, who has written biographies of Steve Jobs, Leonardo da Vinci and others. He has useful suggestions for people aspiring to be more creative and innovative. 129 more words


Spiritual Alchemy

Transmutation, or Spiritual Alchemy, is a science based upon Divine Facts in Nature, which we, as conscious Souls, can learn and apply to the betterment of our world. 912 more words

Inner Change

Leonardo da Vinci, by Walter Isaacson

Nine stars

“ How might you describe the tongue of a woodpecker?” And so it begins, in my ongoing attempt to learn more about important figures in history. 1,794 more words

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Art and Artifice

Gleaner column, Dec 13, 2017

Art has been in the headlines globally, regionally and locally in the last few weeks. On the global stage Christie’s mid-November auction featuring a long-lost work by Leonardo da Vinci, Salvator Mundi, was very much in the news especially after the much hyped painting sold for US$450.3 million. 721 more words

Post Card

Saturday night, Manny and I went to the Met’s exhibit of Michelangelo’s drawings. Many of the drawings, paintings and even the few sculptures were studies by the Master’s students and imitators. 368 more words

The Vitruvian Man