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  • With chalk sketches, the Met captures the making of Michelangelo

    With chalk sketches, the Met captures the making of Michelangelo

    • Nov 25, 2017

    While the whole world knows Michelangelo’s finished works, from the Sistine Chapel to his statue of David, what we don’t often see is how the Renaissance genius got to that point. A new exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art does just that by collecting his chalk drawings, showing the artist maturing.
    “Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman & Designer” runs through February 12th.

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