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The design geniuses who fled turmoil

How a group of émigrés overcame adversity – and enriched the world with their modernist vision. A century on from the birth of the Bauhaus school, Dominic Lutyens looks back.

Source: BBC – Culture – The design geniuses who fled turmoil

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BBC Arts – BBC Arts – Da Vinci decoded: Secrets of Leonardo coming to a city near you

Leonardo da Vinci completed only about 20 paintings in his lifetime. Many of his greatest works were left unfinished, or destroyed. Yet he made hundreds of drawings covering an incredible array of subjects, from anatomy to botany, from sculpture to architecture, and now you can see a selection of them up close and personal, in a museum or gallery near you.

Source: BBC Arts – BBC Arts – Da Vinci decoded: Secrets of Leonardo coming to a city near you