The Last Supper By Leonardo Da Vinci: Renaissance Man
The food and objects on the table also give the piece some rhythm due them being placed evenly along the table. Every element in the composition seems to complement each other but particularly the shading of the background and the symmetrical shape of the room. Leonardo established unity throughout this masterpiece by finding a balance between contrast and similarity in every element.
Leonardo Da Vinci was a great artist of his time and is still considered to be the best in some views. He authored writings and drawings on science better than on as a popular cultural hero in most critics’ eyes. Many people believe it is hard to find flaws in his work because of the fact he had such knowledge and understanding in his work (Farago). People like art historian Helen Gardener say “his mind and personality seem to us as superhuman, while the man himself is mysterious and remote” (Leonardo da Vinci). Many thought of him as the “Renaissance Man” or the “Universal Genius” because of his works and understanding for art (Leonardo da Vinci). His imagination was like no other and his knowledge of science was