Friday, May 4, 2012
Leonardo Da Vinci, the last man of Hollywood Renaissance
Look at these pictures carefully to Da Vinci ... Leonardo da Vinci, who in his time he painted the action hero in two films of Hollywood, who fights supernatural forces and saves to turn Europe into the Dark Ages.
It is somehow fitting for him described as the last man who not only created the Renaissance famous visions of war machines and human anatomy, but also painted a specific combination of the brain, which is going well and strong muscles.
After painting the "Mona Lisa" and "Vitruvian Man" this sketch came from the mind of a genius who was considered a handsome and charming man with his colleagues of the Renaissance. In a note referring to painting, the inventor has beautiful curly hair who stood up in the middle of his chest. Italian Giorgio Vasari Contemporary Da Vinci da Vinci describes as a man of strong, capable of everything, ready for a selection of today's Hollywood directors.
Perhaps the best power da Vinci was his keen sense of sight and imaginative vision, says Toby Lester, author of "Da Vinci's Ghost" (Free Press, 2012). Inventors notebooks containing drawings of all the amazing 3D human bodies in the wild engineering plans.
"He had an unusual ability to see things in a way that other people had not seen before," explains Lester. "Many of his anatomical drawings are quite specific, which we can see today only with MRIs and CAT scans.