Researchers at Cambridge University say these two stunning statues are the early works of Michelangelo, making them the only surviving bronzes crafted by the famed Italian artist.
Though talented with a brush, the Renaissance masters didn't know much about art preservation. So over the years their paintings faded with exposure to sunlight. Even Michelangelo's masterpiece on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel was subjected to sun damage until the Vatican sealed off its windows in the 1980s. But…
This faux trailer from the upcoming LEGO Movie Blu-Ray answers a question we never thought to ask: What if Michelangelo (the artist, not the turtle) teamed up with Abraham Lincoln for a time-traveling buddy cop movie set to a 1970s soundtrack? It would be out of sight.
Artist Simone Bianchi chooses a surprising inspiration for his Batman tableau, changing the hands of creation into hands of reaching, and adding a demonic quality to Batman's foes.
Michelangelo Buonarroti was too busy to buy food, so he used to send his illiterate servant with grocery shopping lists like the one above, illustrated in 1518.
While we're used to seeing Michelangelo's majestic finished paintings, this shopping list gives us a look at the master's more hasty and practical drawing. This is an illustrated list that Michelangelo would have given to an illiterate servant.
Lemongrab might be cranky about Melanie Herring's Adventure Time-themed reimagining of Michelangelo's The Creation of Adam, but we can't argue with those lemony abs.