Share

Focus on: Leonardo

Explore the world of Leonardo da Vinci. Watch a film about the once-in-a-lifetime exhibition 'Leonardo da Vinci: Painter at the Court of Milan' and listen to illustrated podcast clips examining his powerful art, elusive character and universal influence.

More from Focus on: Leonardo (7 videos)

  • Looking Back on Leonardo | Exhibitions | The National Gallery, London

    Experience the excitement of what was dubbed 'one of the exhibitions of the century' in this brand new retrospective of the 2011 show 'Leonardo da Vinci: Painter at the Court of Milan'. Take a look back at this unprecedented exhibition -- the first of its kind anywhere in the world -- which brought together sensational international loans never before seen in the UK. Hear exhibition curator Luke Syson reflecting on the significance of the historical show, as Larry Keith, Head of Conservation, Ashok Roy, Director of Science, and Nicholas Penny, Director of the National Gallery describe what they learnt from this once-in-a-lifetime exhibition. 'Looking Back on Leonardo' was made by Oxford Film and Television and directed by Peter Sweasey. Find out more about the exhibition 'Leonardo da Vinci: Painter at the Court of Milan' on the National Gallery website: http://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/whats-on/exhibitions/leonardo-da-vinci-painter-at-the-court-of-milan Watch this film and more on our new National Gallery Channel: http://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/channel/

    Experience the excitement of what was dubbed 'one of the exhibitions of the century' in this brand new retrospective of the 2011 show 'Leonardo da Vinci: Painter at the Court of Milan'. Take a look back at this unprecedented exhibition -- the first of its kind anywhere in the world -- which brought together sensational international loans never before seen in the UK. Hear exhibition curator Luke Syson reflecting on the significance of the historical show, as Larry Keith, Head of Conservation, Ashok Roy, Director of Science, and Nicholas Penny, Director of the National Gallery describe what they learnt from this once-in-a-lifetime exhibition. 'Looking Back on Leonardo' was made by Oxford Film and Television and directed by Peter Sweasey. Find out more about the exhibition 'Leonardo da Vinci: Painter at the Court of Milan' on the National Gallery website: http://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/whats-on/exhibitions/leonardo-da-vinci-painter-at-the-court-of-milan Watch this film and more on our new National Gallery Channel: http://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/channel/

    Read More
    Looking Back on Leonardo thumbnail07:33

    Looking Back on Leonardo | Exhibitions | The National Gallery, London

    Movie
  • Leonardo da Vinci - The Man behind the Myth?

    The National Gallery's Luke Syson, curator of the groundbreaking 2011 exhibition 'Leonardo da Vinci: Painter at the Court of Milan', spent years preparing for the show. In this extract from the National Gallery podcast he tells Leah Kharibian whether this brought him any closer to understanding the elusive artist - who is believed to have done all he could to conceal himself from the public. To learn more about the man behind the myth, visit http://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/artists/leonardo-da-vinci

    The National Gallery's Luke Syson, curator of the groundbreaking 2011 exhibition 'Leonardo da Vinci: Painter at the Court of Milan', spent years preparing for the show. In this extract from the National Gallery podcast he tells Leah Kharibian whether this brought him any closer to understanding the elusive artist - who is believed to have done all he could to conceal himself from the public. To learn more about the man behind the myth, visit http://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/artists/leonardo-da-vinci

    Read More
     thumbnail05:15

    Leonardo da Vinci - The Man behind the Myth?

    Movie
  • Share