Speaker of the Sejm Marek Kuchciński opened the exhibition created on the occasion of the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci's death

As a tribute to Leonardo da Vinci, the main courtyard of the National Museum in Warsaw hosted an installation combining the K-drone and the Vitruvian Man.

The author of the installation is Janusz Kapusta, fascinated with mathematics and Leonardo's inventions. The exhibition accompanies the digital show Leonardo. Opera Omnia, which consists of 17 reproductions of the master's paintings in their original sizes. The exhibition includes 17 reproductions of the master's paintings in their original size: "The Annunciation", "Madonna and Child", "Portrait of Ginevra Benci", "Adoration of the Three Kings", "Saint Jerome in the Desert", "Madonna Benois".

- Congratulations on a very interesting project based on new forms of media. You can clearly see that contemporary technologies fully fill the space It is clear that contemporary technologies fully fill the space between the viewer and the creator, in this case a great creator, a master of the Italian Renaissance - said the Speaker of the Sejm Marek Kuchciński, opening the exhibition. - I also congratulate the installation prepared by Janusz Kapusta. I understand that this is an interesting and bold announcement and perspective for the new opening of the of the National Museum - added Kuchciński.

The exhibition was prepared in cooperation with the Italian Embassy and the Italian Cultural Institute. Museum Director Jerzy Miziołek emphasized that a man should reach further and higher than it seems possible, and our part of Europe, where as many as 40 Nobel Prize winners come from, is in the tradition of the Italian Renaissance in its vision and culture.

On January 11, 1985, Kapusta discovered in New New York City a geometric solid that he gave the name K-dron. It is an icosahedron, whose basic form has a square base, and whose main wall, shaped like a rhombus, is inclined to the latter at an angle of 45 degrees.

Viewed from above, a K-drone is a square inscribed in a square. This solid has unusual optical, acoustic and structural properties. Its surface is symmetrical and asymmetrical, concave and convex at the same time. Two K-drones folded together form a cube.

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