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Martin Kemp on Leonardo's Greatest Hits

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Genre: Lecture with live speech-to-text

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Martin Kemp on Leonardo's Greatest Hits

Martin Kemp, one of the world’s leading authorities on Leonardo, offers a fresh way of looking at the master’s work. In this illustrated lecture Martin focuses on key milestones that cover an extraordinary range of topic across Leonardo’s many fields of discipline: painting, where he brought new levels of formal and emotional grandeur to his works, including The Last Supper and Portrait of Lisa del Giocondo (the Mona Lisa); anatomical studies, which are extraordinary for their sense of form and function (Studies of the Optics of the Human Eye and Ventricles of the Brain); engineering marvels, noted for their range and extraordinary visual quality (Gearing for a Clockwork Mechanism and Wheels without Axles and Designs for a Flying Machine); and his progressive engagement with a range of sciences - anatomy, optics, dynamics, statics, geology, and mathematics.

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Tue 6 Aug 2019, 7:00pm

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