This exhibition includes 133 of Michelangelo’s drawings, three of his marble sculptures, his earliest painting, and his wood architectural model for a chapel vault. For his mastery of drawing, design, sculpture, painting, and architecture, he was called Il divino (‘the divine one’) by his contemporaries. His powerful imagery and dazzling technical virtuosity transported viewers and imbued all of his works with a staggering force that continues to enthrall us today. The exhibition will give visitors an unmatched opportunity to enter the world of this absolute visionary in the history of art. A substantial body of complementary works by his teachers, pupils, and artists who were influenced by him or who worked in collaboration with him will also be displayed. Find out more about the Michelangelo exhibition from the Met’s website.
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