The Renaissance started in Italy with a group of ambitious city-states locked in fierce cultural and economic competition with Leonardo as one of the most famous of the first group of Renaissance figures.
A brief overview and wonderful composite, this program introduces real life views of famous artists in a time of conflicting political views. It offers the other side outside of the mainstream history books and brings us the dichotomy of an enlightening age. The spectrum of artists and their works will entice you to watch more. I wonder if this would be a good show for young and older to watch together.
Very brief overview/introduction. How does one sum up Leo. daVinci and the Renaissance in 10-12 minutes? But it was enough of an introduction for my purposes I suppose. It would have been nice to have a little more "meat."