Final part of the story of one of the most famous sculptures of the History of Art.
Thrid part of the story of one of the most iconic sculpture of the history of art.
Get closer to the story of this famous statue made from the impossible.
Before Michelangelo, other attempted to create a masterpiece out a giant marble block... they surrendered.
First part of a reflection on one of the most celebrated sculptures in art history
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8MR5euWS6B8 Michelangelo's DAVID, sculpted between 1501 and 1504, was restored thanks to a delicate process done by the Restoration Lab of Opificio delle Pietre Dure of Florence. The restoration went under the direction of Dr. Franca Falleti, senior restorers Monica Eichmann and Cinzia Parnigoni (2003-2004). This was a long work which was done to celebrate …
By Robert Fulford RomeBurrowing through the records of Renaissance churches a few years ago, a scholar came upon a striking fact: in the year 1516, the Brancacci Chapel in Florence burned half a barrel of oil every day, just to keep its votive lamps flickering. The oil of course produced soot, which floated upwards and coated …