Michelangelo, Vasari and their Women

Michelangelo’s exceptional representations of women left lasting repercussions even after his death in 1564 at the age of 89. Although he is best known for his images of David, Christ and Adam, Michelangelo’s artistic repertoire also pioneered innovative depictions of the female form. Michelangelo’s greatest compendium of female imagery was the Sistine chapel ceiling, where … More Michelangelo, Vasari and their Women

Hiding in Plain Sight: Vasari and Michelangelo at Santa Croce

Several years ago, while conducting research on the religious art of Italian Renaissance painter, architect, and author, Giorgio Vasari (1511-74), I was both surprised and delighted to discover a previously unknown portrait of Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564) at the far left edge of Vasari’s painting depicting Christ Carrying the Cross (1568-72) in Santa Croce. The large … More Hiding in Plain Sight: Vasari and Michelangelo at Santa Croce

Conferenza ‘L’uomo Michelangelo Buonarroti

Conferenza L’uomo Michelangelo Buonarroti dott. Marco Palumbo Giovedì, 6 marzo, ore 17.30 Basilica di Santa Croce, Sala Maddalena Pz. Santa Croce 16, Firenze In occasione dei 450 anni dalla morte di Michelangelo, lo Studio Teologico per Laici di Firenze, propone una conferenza dal titolo L’uomo Michelangelo Buonarroti la quale cerca di indagare e dar risposta a … More Conferenza ‘L’uomo Michelangelo Buonarroti