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David and the Bad Block

Sometimes serious limitations lead an artist to produce his greatest work. Look at the David, which came from a ruined block no one else wanted. David,  by Michelangelo     (1504 ) Galleria dell’Accademia, Florence ( a GNU Free Documentation License … Continue reading

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