'The Divine Michelangelo' on display in China for the first time.

'The Divine Michelangelo' on display in China for the first time
Shanghai is giving admirers of the inspirational and talented Italian artist Michelangelo their first chance to locally sample his work and revel in his artistry up-close.
The Shanghai Modern Art Museum is collaborating with Casa Buonarroti Museum in Florence, Italy to host a tribute exhibition to honor one of the greatest artists of the Renaissance period.
“The Divine Michelangelo” will feature the artistic career of the sculptor, painter and architect who has enjoyed a unique standing through generations.
The exhibit is curated by Italian muralist Antonio de Vito.
It showcases artwork worth 300 million yuan (43.17 million US dollars).
The exhibition includes 15 manuscripts, life-size replicas of Pietà and David, two masterpieces of Michelangelo before he reached the age of thirty, as well as two hand scripts by contemporaneous artists.
The event will run from December 28 through March 20.


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