Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Leonardo’s Knots

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Price for Members: Free
Price for Non-Members: $5
Date/Time: Wednesday, September 11, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Instructor: Caroline Cocciardi, documentary filmmaker, lecturer, author
Location: Concord Campus

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Course Description

Ms. Cocciardi takes us on a journey into a little known aspect of Leonardo da Vinci’s iconic works of art. While exploring preliminary sketches of his works, she realized that most, if not all, of his paintings include an intertwining knot. Da Vinci seems to use the device in a variety of designs, and no copyist to date has been able to replicate them. Let OLLI and Ms. Cocciardi give you a close look at this fascinating aspect of the master’s major works, including Mona Lisa, Annunciation, the Last Supper, and Lady with the Ermine. Here’s another chance to probe the mysteries behind a genius at work.

 

Event Details

Date: 2019-09-11

Start time: 02:00 p.m.

End time: 03:30 p.m.

Venue: Cal State East Bay

Directions: Cal State East Bay, Concord Campus 4700 Ygnacio Valley Road, Concord

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