David

Culture
by Georgette Jupe | Wed, 10/15/2014 - 03:00
What makes Michelangelo’s David so famous?  Victor Coonin, an art history professor at Rhodes College in Memphis, TN, has recently published a book that sets…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 05/07/2014 - 01:30
Michelangelo's David is at risk of collapsing under its own weight, researchers from the National Research Council (CNR) and the University of Florence warned…
Culture
by Anonymous (not verified) | Thu, 03/27/2014 - 21:00
“From Marble to Flesh: The Biography of Michelangelo’s David” is a forthcoming book by Art History professor Victor Coonin. It promises to be “the first…
Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Sun, 03/09/2014 - 20:18
In place of the sling, a sniper rifle. That’s the David, according to ArmaLite Inc., a manufacturer of weapons based in Illinois, which has used the…
Culture
by Magda Lauer | Tue, 02/18/2014 - 03:50
“Unique.” “Divine.” “Terrible.” These words have all been used to describe Michelangelo Buonarroti. The word “phenomenal” would complete the description.…
Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 12/06/2013 - 06:00
Michelangelo's iconic statue of David will grace the Italian Pavilion at the Milan Expo 2015 global trade convention, officials announced last week. Italian…
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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 11/14/2013 - 06:00
The lucky diners who enjoyed dinner inside Florence’s Gallery of the Academy while admiring up-close Michelangelo’s David are members of the non-profit…
Culture
by Natalie Aldern | Fri, 04/01/2011 - 04:40
The Vatican has started a firestorm in the art world by issuing a statement condemning the symbolic “depravity and nudity celebrated by the morally corrupt”.…
Culture
by Natalie Aldern | Fri, 03/04/2011 - 04:12
Michelangelo’s most famous sculpture, the statue of David, could be at risk of collapse due to a new modern convenience. A high-speed tunnel is scheduled to be…