Leonardo teaching anatomy and psychology to Raffaello and Michelangelo

Published:October 15, 2016DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejim.2016.10.003
      Leonardo, Raffaello and Michelangelo were the promoters of a new form of art; a universal art, above the horizons of the imagination itself. They materialized in images a superior art, where dreams and expectations fill the mind of the observer, in an unconscious desire of interpretation of details, with unrealistic, and at the same time touchable feeling, to possess that painting, that situation, and those emotions. In front of their masterpieces, everybody, from different countries and cultures, gets involved, without intention, in the world and situations represented by the artist. The observer became a protagonist of the scene. It is a sensation unique, not possible to repeat observing other paintings. Does this personal travel into the depth of our psyche derives from a spontaneous admiration of the painting, or is it dictated by the wish of the artist?

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