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5 Things You May Not Know About Michelangelo’s David

5 Things You May Not Know About Michelangelo’s David

Posted by Mira Todorova on May 6 2016

Michelangelo’s David in the Accademia di Belle Arti di Firenze is probably the world's most well-known sculpture. Michelangelo sculpted his masterpiece, based on the biblical story of David and Goliath, in 1501, at the age of 25.

However, there are a few things about the famous statue that you may not know.

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Topics: David, Florence, art, history, Tuscany

The Art of Tuscany

The Art of Tuscany

Posted by Megan DeAngelo on April 3 2016

Appreciating the universal language of art makes us fully human. Some of the most timeless art in the world can be found in Italy’s Tuscany region.

Florence, the capital of Tuscany, is where the birth and maturation of the Renaissance from the 14 th to the 16 th century occurred. It was here that the mighty Medici family nurtured young artists who are now considered old masters.
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Topics: David, Florence, art, Tuscany