Documentation of art-induced fainting episodes dates back to the nineteenth century; the most famous account is that of French author Marie-Henri Beyle (1783–1842), whose pen name was Stendhal.
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From anti-semites to abusers, this list is full of truly disheartening facts about artists who made some of the most beautiful work. There has long been an association between caustic temperaments…
Though he died quite young, Raphael's career included a rivalry with Michelangelo, educational encounters with Leonardo da Vinci, and a lengthy stint at the Vatican.
You know Michelangelo had incredible skill, but did you know how dangerous the painting technique he used was?
What do we mean when we call an artwork a MASTERPIECE? Who decides which art becomes one? And what artists make them?
This exhibition provides an unprecedented opportunity to view a group of drawings by renowned Renaissance artist Michelangelo that have never been seen in the US before.
He is revered as one of the greatest artists of all time. For centuries he has typified the perfect artistic genius. His greatest legacy is the surviving works that we can see today - The Sistene…