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Michelangelo: Master's Mind

Exhibition September 22, 2019 − January 5, 2020
The name of the Italian Renaissance painter, sculptor and architect Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475–1564) is synonymous with creative genius and virtuosity.

Exhibition "Michelangelo: Master's Mind»Provides museum visitors with an unprecedented opportunity to experience the brilliance of Michelangelo’s achievements on an intimate scale with the help of more than two dozen original drawings. Michelangelo's genius is especially evident due to his fascinating drawing skills on sheets filled with a multitude of figures and a careful study of human anatomy. These working sketches invite us to look over our shoulders at one of the most influential masters of the history of Western art and see firsthand for his limitless work and extraordinary skill of the human form. These drawings demonstrate Michelangelo’s inventive preparation for his most important and innovative orders, including a fresco on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, sculptures on the grave of Giuliano de Medici and the dome of St. Peter’s Basilica.