William E Wallace
Princeton University Press
"As he entered his seventies, the great Italian Renaissance artist Michelangelo despaired that his productive years were past. Anguished by the death of friends and discouraged by the loss of commissions to younger artists, this supreme painter and sculptor began carving his own tomb. It was at this unlikely moment that fate intervened to task Michelangelo with the most ambitious and daunting project of his long creative life. 'Michelangelo, God's...
"The Pietà, the David, the Moses and the Sistine Chapel -- Michelangelo's genius is apparent in every medium he worked. In this course, internationally recognized Michelangelo expert, author, and professor William E. Wallace provides a fresh and insightful perspective on the life and work of Michelangelo, even including the Master's poetry. The 36 lectures feature more than 900 visuals, including stunning reproductions of the his sculptures, paintings,...