Drawings From the Sistine Chapel & Other Treasures

This series of preliminary drawings for the Sistine Chapel kind of shoots down the mystique that div

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This series of preliminary drawings for the Sistine Chapel kind of shoots down the mystique that divine inspiration, not ordinary elbow grease, guided the Italian Renaissance master’s genius

10/15–1/31/2010
Michelangelo would have been horrified to see this series of preliminary drawings for the Sistine Chapel displayed publicly, as it kind of shoots down the mystique that divine inspiration, not ordinary elbow grease, guided the Italian Renaissance master’s genius. This is the first time Seattleites have had such a personal view of the great artist’s working process.

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