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Michelangelo’s Mysterious Carving Method

To see how Michelangelo carved, let’s look at his unfinished statues, especially the ones that are only blocked out. They should tell us, shouldn’t they? They should but they don’t. They rather keep the mystery. It’s as if the old … Continue reading

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