A court ruled that Edizioni Condé Nast used a photograph of Michelangelo’s sculpture “insidiously and maliciously” in a magazine cover.
Michelangelo’s “David” Deemed Too Explicit for Subway Ad
Just weeks after the Florida school debacle, an Italian restaurant in Scotland had to edit out the marble statue’s crotch.
Is a Michelangelo Self-Portrait Hidden In His Famous Fresco?
In a new theory, scholar Adriano Marinazzo posits that Michelangelo painted himself as God in his famous Sistine Chapel fresco “The Creation of Adam.”
Michelangelo’s “David” Is Just Fine, Says Florida DOE
In a statement, the Florida Department of Education clarified that the famous nude statue “has artistic and historical value” and can indeed be shown in classrooms.
Michelangelo’s Signature and the Myth of Genius
Michelangelo served as a stellar example for future artists who sought status and economic independence.
Did a Simpsons Episode Predict the Florida “David” Outrage?
The episode, which aired 30 years ago, made a dark prediction about conservative politics in 2023.
Florida Principal Ousted Over “Pornographic” Michelangelo Sculpture
Parents complained that the famous sculpture was shown to their sixth graders.
Aquaman Star Jason Momoa Slammed for Photos Inside Sistine Chapel
The site of Michelangelo’s famous frescoes has a strict no-photos policy.
Is Rome’s House of Michelangelo the Real Deal?
A facade is all that remains of the fabled home of the Renaissance artist but the story around it raises more questions than it answers.
Michelangelo’s Last Two Decades Were His Busiest and Loneliest
William E. Wallace excavates a lesser-known but crucial final chapter of the artist’s approximately 75-year career.
SIN, a Gritty and Sublime Biopic of Michelangelo
Andrei Konchalovsky’s film depicts an artist full of ambition, paranoia, loathing, and regret.
A Close, Dazzling Look at Michelangelo’s Painting
Leo Steinberg’s compelling essays pull you into the interpretative process, asking you to see the drama he unpacks.