‘Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition’ gives Michelangelo’s masterpiece a fresh angle at Connecticut Convention Center

May 07, 2022 392

BY: Christopher Arnott

God, saints, angels — and the most famous outstretched hands in world history — are reaching out to you, larger than life in “Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition” at the Connecticut Convention Center. The art exhibit, billed as “a life-size, up close, never before seen perspective,” opened Thursday night and will be in Hartford through June 26. Created by SEE Global Entertainment, it has been touring since mid-2015 and there are now five separate tours of “Sistine Chapel” in the U.S. alone.

A dozen gigantic images line each long wall of of the rectangular space. These are stand-alone images from the vast Sistine Chapel ceiling frescoes, and they let viewers focus on such details as the ancestors of Christ, who get their own portraits, including Jesse, Asa, Joniah and Ezechias.

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