Tag Archives: Michelangelo

August 28

Everyone’s a Critic

When I was in Rome last summer, I had the distinct pleasure of taking in Michelangelo’s artwork in the Sistine Chapel. Most people know about the famous ceiling, but this work is just as impressive. It is the altar wall of the Sistine Chapel and depicts the Second Coming of Christ and final judgment by […]

January 21

I will not abandon you

This past summer when I visited Rome, I could hardly contain myself as I looked up at the Sistine Chapel, gazing wide-eyed at Michelangelo’s masterpiece. I had just finished a book called, “Michelangelo and the Pope’s Ceiling,” by Ross King which explored the artist and what was happening to him, his peers and the country […]