Leonardo da Vinci - an uncomfortable genius
Leonardo is famous all over the world as the man who painted the Mona Lisa. But he was a very unusual painter. He did not complete many paintings and his interests ranged over a wide variety of subjects. He was very unorthodox in an age which was just opening up to the new renaissance ideas on science and beliefs. This film by Malcolm Hossick explores the life and work of this most remarkable man. dur: 49 mins
LEONARDO da Vinci, portrait of an uncomfortable genius
It is 500 years since the death of Leonardo da Vinci, one of the most complicated and unusual artists of all time. This film by Malcolm Hossick (Van Gogh, Proust, Kafka, The Mystery of Art, Shakespeare, Mahler, the History and Culture of China..... and so on) explores the extraordinary world of t...