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LISTEN: Michelangelo, the Renaissance genius, the mere mortal

Mar 26, 2018

Credit Cambridge University Press

When most of us think of Michelangelo, we likely think of the artist who painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel or the sculptor of that other masterpiece, the David.  But the Renaissance man was also an architect, engineer and a prolific poet. And he had a biting, Tuscan humor. 

Art historian William Wallace has been studying Michelangelo for forty years and he continues to be fascinated by the man and the artist. Wallace will present two public lectures in Rochester this week.

The first is 5 p.m. Monday, March 26 at Rush Rhees Library on the Campus of the University of Rochester. The second is 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 27  at  the Memorial Art Gallery.

Click on the LISTEN link above to hear a conversation with professor Wallace, author of Michelangelo: The Artist, the Man and His Times.