The artist is thought to have sequestered in the vault beneath the Basilica of San Lorenzo in Florence for two months to avoid the wrath of Pope Clement VII.
A court ruled that Edizioni Condé Nast used a photograph of Michelangelo’s sculpture “insidiously and maliciously” in a magazine cover.
Just weeks after the Florida school debacle, an Italian restaurant in Scotland had to edit out the marble statue’s crotch.
In a new theory, scholar Adriano Marinazzo posits that Michelangelo painted himself as God in his famous Sistine Chapel fresco “The Creation of Adam.”
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 served as a stellar example for future artists who sought status and economic independence.
The episode, which aired 30 years ago, made a dark prediction about conservative politics in 2023.
Parents complained that the famous sculpture was shown to their sixth graders.
The site of Michelangelo’s famous frescoes has a strict no-photos policy.
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.
William E. Wallace excavates a lesser-known but crucial final chapter of the artist’s approximately 75-year career.
Andrei Konchalovsky’s film depicts an artist full of ambition, paranoia, loathing, and regret.