Istanbul hosts great masters of Renaissance
ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News
The exhibition emphasizes the scientific discoveries and inventions of three great masters of the Italian High Renaissance, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo and Raphael. AA photoThe work of three great masters of the Italian High Renaissance, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo and Raphael, are being highlighted in an interactive exhibition that emphasizes their scientific discoveries and inventions, as well as their artwork, which opened up broader horizons in European civilization and culture.
Brought to Turkey thanks to a collaboration between the Museo Ideale Leoanardo Da Vinci, Arter Design, and the Mimar Sinan University of Fine Arts, the exhibition opens today at Mimar Sinan University’s Tophane-i Amire Culture Center, and will continue through the end of July. Curated by Italian experts Alessandro Vezzosi as artistic director and Francesco Buranelli as scientific director, the show includes actual-size replicas of Michelangelo’s “David,” da Vinci’s “Last Supper” and Raphael’s “School of Athens.” It also showcases a replica of the Sistine Chapel, facsimiles of da Vinci’s anatomic sketches.