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Vitruvian Man

Did 'Perfect' Man Have Imperfect Privates?

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 02.19.2014 | Science

Leonardo da Vinci made it his mission to sketch the male body with ideal human proportions in the late 1400s. But it turns out, his "Vitruvian Man" ma...

More Die of Heartbreak: Chuckie Campbell Rhymes Again

Marcel Hidalgo | Posted 04.08.2014 | Entertainment
Marcel Hidalgo

What's different about this rapper compared to others? He is also a professor who teaches English at Bryant & Stratton College in Buffalo, NY. Hence, what he brings to the plate of hip-hop is his love for the intellect.

The Vitruvian Man and Plastic Surgery

Michael Yaremchuk, M.D. | Posted 12.05.2012 | Arts
Michael Yaremchuk, M.D.

Similar to Leonardo, plastic surgeons have found the concepts inherent in the Vitruvian man are useful tools rather than an end unto themselves.

Leonardo Da Vinci's Legacy

Posted 05.02.2012 | Arts

Most of us know the Leonardo's famous works by now. From the "Last Supper" to the "Vitruvian Man" and, of course, the "Mona Lisa", Leonardo's masterpi...

The History Of The Vitruvian Man

Toby Lester | Posted 04.17.2012 | Books
Toby Lester

You know the picture. Everybody does. It's Leonardo da Vinci's iconic man in a circle and the square, the figure known as Vitruvian Man. But if everybody knows the picture, almost nobody knows anything about its story.

PHOTOS: The 'Melting Vitruvian Man'

Posted 11.09.2011 | Green

Leonardo Da Vinci's 500-year-old Vitruvian Man is back, in a very big way. Los Angles-based artist John Quigley teamed up with Greenpeace to construct...

Numerical Beauty: Iconic Images From Science And Math

Posted 10.15.2011 | Arts

Artists and scientists may sometimes disagree on the nature of beauty, but their respective aesthetics sometimes align. The arts may be the source of ...

Michele Bachmann Blames The Renaissance

latimes.com | Posted 10.10.2011 | Arts

Tea party queen and Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann is convinced that America is sinking into tyranny. Why? In a remarkable profile...