Friday June 5, 2020

Artists on the influence of Leonardo da Vinci

"Leonardo da Vinci was, without a shadow of doubt, my first artistic hero." Guggi

1st May, 2016
16
John Beattie

Leonardo da Vinci was an innovator who was way ahead of his time. In the 15th century, he was the only man who looked towards the future, whereas other artists were responding to, and looking at, the present and the past. He drew innovative devices that hadn’t been invented yet. He was a pioneer of ideas and taking risks, and that is still important now as an artist; creating something new.

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