‘Da Vinci’s Ghost,’ Manifest In The Vitruvian Man
Filed by KOSU News in Art & Life.
March 9, 2012
Most people are familiar with Leonardo Da Vinci’s Vitruvian Man: A nude man, with his arms and legs stretched, inside a square within a circle.
Toby Lester tells the story behind the drawing and Da Vinci’s zeal to create an image of the perfectly proportioned human in Da Vinci’s Ghost: Genius, Obsession, and How Leonardo Created the World in His Own Image. [Copyright 2012 National Public Radio]