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by Martin Kemp
Author: Martin Kemp
Publisher: Oxford University Press (January 19, 2006)
Category: Art and workmanship
Subcategory: History and Criticism
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FREE shipping on qualifying offers. A true genius whose talents embraced painting, engineering, anatomy and human flight, Leonardo da Vinci was an extraordinary human being.
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Martin Kemp (born 5 March 1942) is emeritus professor of the history of art at University of Oxford. He is considered one of the world's leading experts on the art of Leonardo da Vinci and visualisation in art and science. Kemp was trained in natural sciences and art history at Downing College, Cambridge and the Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London.
Leonardo by Leonardo is a landmark publication on Leonardo da Vinci, the immortal Renaissance artist universally considered one of the greatest painters of all time.
Martin Kemp is professor of the History of Art at Oxford University, and the author of many books including The Science of Art, Visualizations and the recent Leonardo. He is also a frequent contributor to Nature, the international science journal, where he writes on science and art.
The best books on Leonardo da Vinci picked by Professor Martin Kemp. From the best primary sources to the best biography of this great artist. Martin Kemp, Emeritus Professor in Art History at Oxford and the author of the recently published Mona Lisa: The People and the Painting, helps us identify the non-mythical Leonardo. What might Leonardo be doing were he alive today, in our own digital age? Interview by Romas Viesulas. The People and the Painting by Martin Kemp.
To commemorate the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci's death, world-renowned da Vinci expert Martin Kemp explores 100 of the master's milestones in art, science, engineering, architecture, anatomy, and more. Leonardo da Vinci was born in the small Tuscan town of Vinci in April 1452. Over the centuries, he has become one of the most famous people in the history of visual culture. Spring 2019 marks the 500th anniversary of his death in May 1519, with exhibitions and events planned across Europe and the United States.
This fascinating exploration of Leonardo da Vinci's life and work identifies what it was that made him so unique, and explains the phenomenon of the world's most celebrated artistic genius who, 500 years on, still grips and inspires us. Martin Kemp offers us exceptional insights into what it was that made this Renaissance man so special, and the 'real' meaning behind such masterpieces as the Mona Lisa and the Last Supper.
Martin Kemp is University Professor of the History of Art at the University of Oxford. He has broadcast extensively in themedia, including radio interviews with artists on Today and Nightwaves, a television programme on Piero della Francesca, a video for the National Gallery, Washington DC, and a Leonardo CD-ROM for Bill Gates.
Leonardo da Vinci (Italian, 1452-1519) stands as a supreme icon in Western consciousness-the very . Thereza Wells is Head of Scientific Analysis at Universal Leonardo
Leonardo da Vinci (Italian, 1452-1519) stands as a supreme icon in Western consciousness-the very embodiment of the universal Renaissance genius. With much of his work lost or unfinished, the key to his legacy can be found in the enormous body of his extant drawings and manuscript notes. Thereza Wells is Head of Scientific Analysis at Universal Leonardo. Martin Kemp is University Professor of the History of Art at the University of Oxford (Trinity College) and the author of The Oxford History of Western Art and Leonardo.