An Homage To Leonardo Da Vinci’s Science Of Painting

If you were not among the 1.1 million people fortunate enough to have seen the Louvre’s Leonardo da Vinci 500th anniversary exhibition, this article explains why it was a fitting tribute and what makes Leonardo da Vinci’s art unique.

Apr 19, 2020By Guillaume Deprez
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By Guillaume DeprezGuillaume Deprez is a contributing writer and art historian, graduate of the Louvre School. Wondering why statues and monuments were destroyed and how many ancient artworks survive, he searched for a book answering that question. As the saying goes, when you want to read a book that has not been written, then you must write it. The result is Lost Treasures, the destruction of works of cultural heritage by intolerance and greed. An accessible and engaging book, a journey of discovery throughout the rise and fall of civilizations.