Saturday Art: Hands, Studied by Albrecht Durer and Michelangelo

By: Saturday March 8, 2014 12:30 pm

You may know nothing else about him, but the study of hands by Albrecht Durer is an image that it’s hard to imagine not ever seeing. The integrity of the work is remarkable.

 

The Pieta

By: Sunday March 31, 2013 7:00 am

Some works of art are so well known that the name itself brings up an image, and to my experience Michelangelo’s Pieta is a major member of that group.   It attracts your immediate attention as you enter St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome, lighted and serene in a chapel now know as the Chapel of the Pieta.

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