Michelangelo, Pietà, marble, 1498-1500 (Saint Peter's Basilica, Rome) Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker.
The Pietà was a popular subject among northern european artists. It means Pity or Compassion, and represents Mary ...
Michelangelo, Moses, marble, ca. 1513-15 (San Pietro in Vincoli, Rome) Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris, Dr. Steven Zucker.
Usually considered unfinished, these sculptures were originally intended for
the tomb of Pope Julius II. According to ...
Michelangelo, David, marble, 1501-04 (Galleria dell'Accademia, Florence) A conversation with Khan Academy's Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Beth Harris.
His perfect beauty reminds me of Pico della Mirandola, who imagines God saying to man at ...
Watch a sculptor demonstrate the use of traditional tools—such as the tooth chisel, the point chisel, the drill, and the rasp—as he creates a finished figure from a block of marble. Love art? Follow us on Google+
Michelangelo, The Slaves (commonly referred to as the Dying Slave and the Rebellious Slave), marble, 2.09 m high, 1513-15 (Musée du Louvre, Paris)
Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker
Usually considered unfinished, these ...
Raphael (Italian), La belle jardinière (also, Madonna and Child with Saint John the Baptist), 1507, oil on panel, 48 × 31½ in (122 × 80 cm, Musée du Louvre, Paris)
Speakers: Drs. Beth Harris and Steven Zucker
Numerous architects (see below), Saint Peter's Basilica (Basilica Sancti Petri in Latin)
begun 1506 completed 1626, Vatican City.
Architectural contributors include:
Donato Bramante who's design won Julius II's competition
Antonio da ...