Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling

Mr. King talked about his book Michelangelo and the Pope’s Ceiling, published by Walker and Co. The book tells the story of how Pope Julius… read more

Mr. King talked about his book Michelangelo and the Pope’s Ceiling, published by Walker and Co. The book tells the story of how Pope Julius commissioned Michelangelo to fresco the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. The author chronicles their often strained relationship as the artist and patron conflicted throughout the ceiling’s creation. The politics of the time also affected Michelangelo’s relationships with other artists. Mr. King also talked about how Michelangelo employed as many as a dozen different artisans to help him with the painting and how Michelangelo chose the subject of his fresco. He showed slides during his presentation. close

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Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling

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Program ID:
170062-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 22, 2003 | 10:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jul 05, 2003 | 9:28am EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Feb 22, 2003 | 10:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 23, 2003 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 08, 2003 | 10:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • May 04, 2003 | 6:32am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 05, 2003 | 9:28am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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