This event has finished Took place on: Thursday, 4th Jul 2019
Chaired by Martin Clayton, Head of Prints and Drawings, our panel of experts, Adam Rutherford, Maya Corry and Matthew Landrus, will explore the ways Leonardo understood observation and drawing while combining art and science in every aspect of his work.
After the discussion there will be a chance to view the exhibition.
About the panel
Dr Adam Rutherford is a science writer and television and radio broadcaster. He has presented programmes on human evolution, astronomy and the role of dissection in art. His book, Creation was nominated for the Wellcome Trust Book Prize. He has a PhD in Genetics, a degree in evolutionary biology, is an honorary Research Fellow at UCL, and is a former Editor at the journal Nature.
Dr Maya Corry is college lecturer in Early Modern history at Oriel College, Oxford. Her research focuses on social, cultural and religious history and uses visual and material sources alongside written ones. Her book, Beautiful bodies: spirituality, sexuality and gender in Leonardo’s Milan, is forthcoming in 2019.
Dr Matthew Landrus is a research fellow at Wolfson College, Oxford. His work examines the development of ideas, science and technology and the intersections of art and natural philosophy during the fourteenth through eighteenth centuries. He is author of Leonardo da Vinci’s Giant Crossbow, and The World of Leonardo da Vinci.
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Reserve tickets at this website2019-07-04 2019-07-04 Europe/London Panel discussion: Leonardo, art and science A panel of experts will explore the ways Leonardo understood observation and drawing while combining art and science in every aspect of his work. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2019/07/04/panel-discussion-leonardo-art-and-science-203433 The Queen's Gallery,Buckingham Palace, London, London,