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Michelangelo's PIETE: No photo or words can describe this great sculpture -- some parts of it so thin that you can see the light come through. It is incredible beyond belief. I stood in front of it (2002) and cried. St. Peter's Basilica (Vatican, Rome).

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Vatican fits sensors to preserve priceless Sistine Chapel

More than 300 figure paintings and about 4 years of labour-driven work. Michelangelo Buonarroti 's amazing Sistine Chapel ceiling painting is one of the many places I want to see first-hand before I die. Vatican City, Rome

Portrait of Michelangelo Buonarroti - Self Portrait. Art Experience NYC www.artexperiencenyc.com/social_login/?utm_source=pinterest_medium=pins_content=pinterest_pins_campaign=pinterest_initial

Michelangelo. I think this is symbolic that God has his finger stretched out, yet Adam has his limp which symbolizes that if we want God, all we have to do is reach out to him.

THE LOUVE, TO SEE MONA LISA IN PARIS - this Michael Angelo painting is So much smaller than I imagined it would be - Cheryl Herweg