Michelangelo

An expert’s guide to Michelangelo: five must-read books on the Renaissance Old Master

All you ever wanted to know about Michelangelo, from a “masterly” catalogue of drawings to a collection of letters covering art, deliveries and the artist’s favourite wine—selected by the curator Grant Lewis

The Week in Art podcast | Should UK museums charge for entry? Plus, Michelangelo’s last decades and Maria Blanchard

The case for and against the policy of free admission for UK museums, a tour of the British Museum's new Michelangelo show and an in-depth look at Maria Blanchard’s Girl at Her First Communion in Malaga

Late Michelangelo drawings—including his deeply meditative crucifixions—explored in London exhibition

British Museum show focuses on the final three decades of the Italian master’s life

A delightful jumble of faces, limbs and torsos: inside Michelangelo's ‘secret room’

The space, which was discovered in a former coal bunker accessed via a trapdoor, features never-before-seen drawings by the Renaissance master

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Plus, Michelangelo at the Albertina in Vienna and Julianknxx at the Barbican in London

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Michelangelo's David blocked from Scottish ad campaign

Glasgow's Barolo Restaurant will run posters with the sculpture visible only from the waist up after artwork with the masterpiece in full-view was rejected

Are we more prudish about Michelangelo’s David in 2023 than we were in 1564?

The ousting of a Tallahassee principal after school children were shown images of the famous Renaissance sculpture reveals a rather zealous mindset

Florida educator ousted for showing students Michelangelo's David visits sculpture in Florence

Former Tallahassee Classical School principal Hope Carrasquilla travelled to Italy and met with the Galleria del'Accademia's director

Amid scandal, Florida Department of Education says Michelangelo's David has 'artistic and historical value'

Though the Sunshine State's agencies have adopted extreme views on other topics, its Department of Education rebuffed claims that "David" is pornographic

Florence's mayor invites Florida students and their former principal to experience the 'purity' of Michelangelo's David

The mayor of Florence and the director of the Galleria dell’Accademia have invited the ousted principal and her students on an honorary visit

Florida school principal fired for showing students Michelangelo's 'pornographic' David sculpture

Tallahassee Classical School's principal, Hope Carrasquilla, was fired following parental complaints her Renaissance curriculum was too risqué

Drawing of male nude is Michelangelo’s sketch for Sistine Chapel, scholar says

Red chalk preparatory work may be linked to “Worship of the Brazen Serpent” section of Vatican masterpiece

Was a Vienna auction's €6,000 'copy' of the Sistine Chapel's ceiling actually by Michelangelo?

My heart-stopping research saga to find out if Dorotheum’s part-painted cartoon by a "follower" was in fact a sleeper

Michelangelo's masterpiece David gets new lighting as part of renovation at Galleria dell'Accademia in Florence

A two-year museum overhaul has cleaned a skylight above the famous sculpture and also reinstalled its gallery of 19th-century plaster casts

Scholar finds sketch of Michelangelo in margin of book

Fifteenth-century edition of The Divine Comedy includes witty drawing of Renaissance master at work on a sculpture, claims James Hall

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Italian government plans to halt digital sales of masterpieces from its major museums

Move follows €240,000 sale of NFT of Michelangelo work, with Uffizi taking a share of the profits

Ten essential artworks to see in Florence

From Michelangelo's David to Botticelli's Birth of Venus, our guide tells you what to see and where to see it

Newly attributed Michelangelo drawing expected to make €30m at Christie’s Paris next month

Formerly attributed to “the school of Michelangelo”, experts now say the nude sketch is by the master's own hand

Obituariesfeature

Remembering Gianluigi Colalucci, who oversaw the 14-year restoration of Michelangelo's frescoes in the Sistine Chapel

The restorer expertly honoured the "oneness of a work of art" and always balanced its historical and aesthetic qualities

Remembering Dante—Uffizi unveils online exhibition of 'Divine Comedy' drawings by Federico Zuccari

Florence gallery also planning vast exhibition dedicated to the poet in Forlì featuring works by Michelangelo

Podcastspodcast

Sell the Michelangelo or lose 150 staff? The Royal Academy of Arts’s Covid-19 conundrum

Plus, the curator Legacy Russell talks about her new book Glitch Feminism

Hosted by Ben Luke and Margaret Carrigan. with guest speaker Alison Cole

Royal Academy of Arts considers selling Michelangelo marble to plug financial hole—and not for the first time

Some academicians argue that instead of cutting almost half of the institution's jobs, it should consider selling the Taddei Tondo—worth several hundred million pounds

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New Getty publication brings together life-affirming DIY masterpieces made during lockdown

Participants worldwide re-created famous works by Vermeer, Munch and Klimt—using everyday household items

Conservators to restore Michelangelo’s Florence Pietà in full view of visitors

Restoration will remove centuries of grime and stabilise the sculpture at the Museo dell’Opera del Duomo

Michelangelo drawings head (Mid)West for Cleveland show

The exhibition, which includes a preliminary drawings for the Sistine Chapel ceiling, will also travel to the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles

Booksreview

Michelangelo for beginners, and a new view of the master’s bronzes

Three new books offer fresh angles on the Renaissance master