Vitruvian Man

Stainless steel
Height 2m
Limited edition of 8

This artwork acts as a beacon, with an open welcoming posture. A celebration of life. Calmness and stillness emanate from the sculpture. The form references da Vinci’s Vitruvian Man. The Vitruvian Man. L’uomo vitruviano originally known as Le proporzioni del corpo umano secondo Vitruvio, (The proportions of the human body according to Vitruvius) is a drawing made by Leonardo da Vinci in about 1490 based on the work of the Roman architect Vitruvius. The drawing, which is in ink on paper, depicts a man in two superimposed positions with his arms and legs apart and inscribed in a circle and square. The drawing represents Leonardo’s concept of the ideal human body proportions. Its inscription in a square and a circle comes from a description by the ancient Roman architect Vitruvius.