6ft x 6 ft / 72 x 72 inches / 183 x 183 cmAvailable
500 years ago, in Renaissance Italy, there was much talk of “Ideal Cities” the main purpose being beauty, functionality, minimizing pollution, becoming
Have we though misconstrued the master’s own legacy?
Vinci advocated building upwards and today we have buildings which are sky high - we have created beautiful skylines across the world. Though did Vinci that we would reclaim land from the oceans? Destroy the Fauna of the cities? Loose the very essence of his creative thought process which was to make, eco-friendly, safer, beautiful, hygienic, pollution free cities.
The by Nanda Khiara here explores the misconstrued Vinci’s legacy on the ideal City - his idea to create a holistic, plague free, pollution free city designs and ideas have today resulted in us building cities with beautiful but not necessarily the ideal city, hence defeating the original purpose of his plan…. The series’ title A Misconstrued Legacy has seven paintings: Ocean; Energy; Fauna; Passion; Galaxy; Spirituality; and Essene. Each painting explores the way our world is affected by global ecosystem disasters.