Fragile and Infinite

The past influences the person we are. The things we endure and the people that surround us shape our thoughts, behaviour and the things we love. Moments of our histories are captured with each fracture and bruising of our bodies, and in the way we choose to present ourselves — revealing or hiding our scars…

Us, Animals and Art History; Chapter 3: Da Vinci's Renaissance

Artistic expression has been present roughly since the first physically-modern men wandered the earth, and will likely never disappear from human cultural practices. Across all eras and continents, artists have used painting, sculpting and myriad other techniques to produce representations of generic daily life, broad zeitgeists and internal emotions or curiosities. Whether rendered with lifelike accuracy…