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Artistic Trickery

Michelangelo’s David is one of the most famous sculptures in the world. He was commissioned by the city of Florence, and spent 3 years completing the masterpiece. 119 more words


Michelangelo's David Would Have Been A Great Hitter!

On a trip to Italy last week, I had the privilege to view Michelangelo’s David in the Accademia Gallery in Florence.  This was my second opportunity to examine and appreciate this famous work of art.  1,047 more words


D is for . . .


I think it’s safe to say that Michelangelo’s David is one of the most recognizable pieces of Western art.  We see David in pop culture, in memes, everywhere, and for good reason. 823 more words

Travel Theme: Statues

The past eight days I’ve been traveling in Italy, after a very nice stop in London. Here are some of the many statues I photographed in London, Venice and Florence. 45 more words


Italian government claims copyright ownership of Michelangelo's David

After ArmaLite Inc. created an advertisement poster featuring Michelangelo’s David holding its new AR 50A1 under the title : A work of art.

That’s right. The Italian government claims it owns the rights to something it did not make, just happens to possess. 130 more words

Central Government

Get that gun out the way of art

Michelangelo’s David statue has been degraded by Illinois-based firm ArmaLite Inc., with a AR-50A1 rifle edited to look as though it’s in its arms. The slogan for the advert “AR-50A1: A work of art” is first of all, to me, a very poor and misinterpreted idea of what ‘art’ is. 436 more words



The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.

- Michelangelo, who was born on this day in 1475. 39 more words