World Award of Arts

The Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts is an acknowledgment to those who lift our existence to a higher level by the beauty or inspiration of their creative talent.

It is conferred on a renowned artist, sculptor, writer, poet, cinematographer, photographer, architect, musician or other performing, creative or visionary artist, whose work constitutes a significant contribution to the artistic legacy of the world.

The qualifying jury is constituted of internationally renowned artists, authorities, and members of the World Cultural Council.

The prize consists of a diploma, a commemorative medal and an Award Cheque.

Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)

A universal man, Leonardo possessed a spirit of scientific inquiry and mechanical inventiveness that was centuries ahead of its time. His genius as a painter, draftsman, sculptor, architect and engineer exemplified the Renaissance Humanist ideal.

The unfolding of his genius occurred during the 17 years he spent as painter and engineer for the Duke of Milan. Leonardo´s surviving works consist mainly of a few paintings, as well as a large number of drawings, scientific diagrams, and notes on diverse subjects. His “Last Supper” (1495-1497) and “Mona Lisa” (La Gioconda 1503-1506) are among the most popular and influential paintings of the Renaissance. Also well known are “The Virgin of the Rocks” (1483-1485), “The Virgin and Child with St. Anne” (1499) and his “Self Portrait”.

Despite the fragmentary nature of his surviving achievements, his genius will continue to live as a legacy of knowledge to inspire the imagination of modern man.

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University of Coimbra

You can find additional information about the event on the University of Coimbra 2022 WCC Awards website