Michelangelo was recognized as a great artist early in his long and prolific career. Along with a small band of contemporaries, he was responsible for sixteenth-century Florence becoming the center of a movement of artists that has permanently enriched western culture.
Essential Michelangelo looks in detail at all aspects of his work, with comprehensive commentary on 120 ex...more
This book brilliantly put together to show each piece of artwork created by one of the masters of the arts: Michelangelo.
Each art form has at least one spread dedicated to the history and background of the piece. With the the more larger and detailed art forms having three or four sections surrounding the history of the painting/sculpture.
Each description comes with a personal insight into the life ...more