Patricia Rubin is professor emerita of fine arts at the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University, and an honorary fellow of the Courtauld Institute of Art. Her most recent book is Seen from Behind: Perspectives on the Male Body and Renaissance Art (Yale, 2018).

Michelangelo’s careful image management

An exhibition at the British Museum shows that the artist deliberately shaped his legacy by the drawings he chose to leave behind

3 Jun 2024