Saturday, June 08, 2013


Emert, Phyllis Raybin. Michelangelo. (Eye on Art). Detroit: Lucent Books, 2012.

Call no.: J 709.2 M582em

Publisher's Description: In this new Eye on Art title, author Phyllis Raybin Emert explores the life and work of Michelangelo Buonarroti. Considered one of the greatest artists of all time, Michelangelo gave the world some of the most magnificent Christian artwork ever created, including his famous painting on the ceiling of the Sistene Chapel and his sculptures David and Pietà. Michelangelo's works are described in vivid detail and the text includes numerous color photographs of the artist's work. The author provides interesting personal details about Michelangelo's life, his friendships, his family, and the political connections that sometimes caused him strife. Finally, Michelangelo's legacy to the art world is summarized.

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