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MARTINI CLAYTON, CURATOR of the Leonardo da Vinci drawings
exhibition at the Royal gallery in Buckingham Palace, looks at "The
Head of Judas." The exhibition in London features 77 da Vinci

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London exhibition explores da Vinci's fascination with grotesque, sublime

Leonardo da Vinci strove for perfection in his art -- perfect beauty and perfect ugliness. An exhibition drawn from the Royal Collection explores the Italian master's lifelong quest to capture the human form -- warts, wrinkles, blemishes and all -- at its most exact and expressive.


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