Do you want to know what Michelangelo's David, icon of the Italian Renaissance, thinks? How he spends his days? Ask him curiosities about the period in which it was made? Interacting with the alter ego of the world's most famous statue is even easier! "Chat with David," the artificial intelligence project that the Accademia Gallery of Florence's we...

Michelangelo's famed frescos from the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in Vatican City are on their way to downtown Green Bay. "Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition" is coming to the KI Convention Center, 333 Main St., Nov. 18 through Jan. 3, according to information posted on the touring event's website. Visitors will have the chance to stan...

Visitors to Florence’s Accademia Gallery can now see Michelangelo’s David in a new light as the tribune that houses the Renaissance masterpiece boasts a revamped energy-saving lighting system. “There’s no better way to celebrate the 140 years of when the tribune opened to the public on July 22, 1882,” comments Cecilie Hollberg, director of the Acca...

For those of you who’d like an Art History 101 refresher, Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni was a painter and sculptor of the High Renaissance, best known for his frescoes on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel at the Vatican. It took him nearly five years to finish the job, and the resultant masterpieces have been revered ever since. No, no...

From 1982 through 1994, the Sistine Chapel ceiling was being restored and a Japanese team received permission from the Vatican to photograph the works. Those detailed, high-resolution photos have been transferred to special fabric webs and are now the traveling art exhibition, Michelangelo: A Different View, stopping in Providence for the next mont...

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...

It’s not too easy to hop a plane and head to Italy in order to explore some of the best art and architecture in the world. However, what would you say if we told you that one exhibit in Florida is bringing Italy right to you? Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition is open in West Palm Beach until April 24th and you do not want to miss out on...

It’s a view unlike any other. And it’s coming to the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri, on April 1. Spectators will have the chance to gaze upon near-life-size reproductions of the frescoes that adorn the Sistine Chapel. “This is an up-close, never-before- seen perspective,” said Eric Leong, senior producer at Special Entertainment Events...

Imagine the stupor, the surprise Paolo Dal Poggetto, then director of the Museo delle Cappelle Medicee Florence, must have felt when he discovered, entirely by chance, the last secret of Michelangelo Buonarroti. The year was 1975, the location was the Basilica di San Lorenzo, more precisely the Sagrestia Nuova, created during the Renaissance by Mic...

A Medici family chapel created by Michelangelo that was cleaned with the help of bacteria has been presented to the public to mark the 545th anniversary of the Renaissance master’s birth. Michelangelo was commissioned to sculpt the New Sacristy, in the Medici chapels in San Lorenzo church in Florence, in 1520. Restorers struggled to clean the dirt...