Michelangelo's little-known "Secret Room", a tiny chamber with sketch-filled walls, will open to the public almost 50 years after it was discovered hidden behind a trap door in Florence. The precious venue at the Museum of the Medici Chapels at the Bargello Museum will be accessible to the public on an experimental basis from 15 November, strictly...

Rome arrives in Boston with the internationally acclaimed and visually stunning Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition. The museum-style exhibition showcases the awe and wonder of one of the world’s greatest artistic achievements featuring Michelangelo’s 34 renowned frescoes from the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel, reproduced in a format that allo...

Although he died over 450 years ago, Michelangelo remains one of the most famous artists of all time. As one of the masters of the Italian Renaissance, his paintings and sculptures are still used today as examples of this fruitful time in history. While his frescoes in the Sistine Chapel are certainly a large part of his legacy, Michelangelo always...

The hand of God animating Adam just by a touch is not how Adam’s creation is described in the Torah. Genesis 2:6 reads: “And Hashem God formed the man of dust from the ground, and He blew into his nostrils the soul of life; and man became a living being.” However, the divine touch is the way the great medieval Italian artist Michelangelo imagined t...

Ask 10 employed people their opinion of the best job in the world, and don’t be surprised if you get 10 different responses ranging from serious to humorous to daydreaming. There’s one responder, however, who is likely to come up with a reply that’s difficult, if not impossible, to dispute. She is Eleonora Pucci, who works for the distinguished Gal...

A US principal forced to resign after parents complained about an art lesson showing one of the world's most famous sculptures has visited the masterpiece. Hope Carrasquilla and her family went to see Michelangelo's David on Friday at Florence's Accademia Galleria. They came at the invitation of museum director Cecilie Hollberg, who said that she w...

The mayor of Florence has invited Hope Carrasquilla, the former principal of a Florida school embroiled in controversy over a sixth-grade lesson on Michelangelo's "David," to visit Italy after she was forced out of her job last week. Writing to Twitter on Sunday, politician Dario Nardella said he would "personally invite" the American educator to F...

A school principal in Florida has been fired following parental complaints that children were exposed to pornography after being shown Michelangelo’s iconic statue of David. The incident occurred at Tallahassee Classical School following a Renaissance art lesson which included images of the David statue as well as Michelangelo's Birth of Adam and B...

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 lim...

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...