Renaissance Art
Bronzes by Michelangelo in Florence
16th Dec 2010Posted in: Renaissance Art Comments Off on Bronzes by Michelangelo in Florence

Alessandro Lazzeri-Nove da Firenze This article has been translated from Italian to English. Buonarroti Home will be on display from November 10 until January 10, 2011, eleven bronze medals taken from masterpieces by Michelangelo. In the courtyard of the museum will be located an impressive Moses and the New Sacristy in the Medici Madonna, the […]

Replica of Pieta on loan to Cathedral
16th Sep 2010Posted in: Renaissance Art Comments Off on Replica of Pieta on loan to Cathedral

A full-size bronze replica of Michelangelo’s Pieta has arrived at Oakland’s Cathedral of Christ the Light and will be on public display for the next several months in an alcove across the hall from the mausoleum. The sculpture was cast by an Italian foundry from plaster molds taken directly from the original marble in the […]

FrontRunners: Pietà Bust Reproduced
16th Sep 2010Posted in: Renaissance Art Comments Off on FrontRunners: Pietà Bust Reproduced

Michelangelo’s marble Pietà sculpture in St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome depicts one of the most moving episodes of the Crucifixion, the Virgin Mary mourning over the body of her son after he has been taken down from the cross. It was, and still is, considered the great masterpiece of the artist’s early career. Vatican artisans […]

Pope John Paul II Cultural Center DC
1st Sep 2010Posted in: Renaissance Art Comments Off on Pope John Paul II Cultural Center DC

The Bruges Madonna from The Michelangelo Tour is currently on loan to the Pope John Paul II Cultural Center in Washington DC. The Pope John Paul II Cultural Center is a Roman Catholic museum and think tank in Washington, D.C. The concept for the center began at a meeting between Pope John Paul II and […]

Michelangelo Experience Pieta Featured in Syracuse University
30th Sep 2009Posted in: Renaissance Art Comments Off on Michelangelo Experience Pieta Featured in Syracuse University

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