Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel recreates ‘The Creation of Adam’ in Oklahoma City

Dec 23, 2022 623

BY: Hannah Rystedt

The trend of immersive art experiences has found its way to Oklahoma, inspiring visitors to experience iconic masterpieces that have been revitalized to capture attention and draw in larger audiences. Sailor & The Dock is hosting an immersive art show, titled “Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition,” which has come to Oklahoma City for a limited time, showcasing the Italian master’s renowned artwork.

The exhibition features life-size replicas of 33 of Michelangelo’s ceiling frescoes, art pieces that he painted onto wet plaster. While the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in Vatican City is 60 feet high, the exhibition brings artwork to eye level at Sailor & The Dock. Erin Duncan-O’Neill, assistant professor of art history, said that immersive art experiences have a positive effect on people's excitement for art.    

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SOURCE: https://www.oudaily.com

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