Seated male nude, separate study of his right arm, recto (detail), 1511, Michelangelo Buonarroti. Red chalk heightened with white. © Teylers Museum, Haarlem

Michelangelo: Mind of the Master

GETTY CENTER

Daily, through June 7

Exhibitions Pavilion


Free | No ticket required


Michelangelo (1475–1564) was one of the most creative and influential artists in the history of Western art. This exhibition explores the full range of his work as a painter, sculptor, and architect through more than two dozen of his extraordinary drawings, including designs for celebrated projects such as the Sistine Chapel ceiling, the Medici Chapel tombs, and The Last Judgment. These studies and sketches enable us to witness Michelangelo at work, and to experience firsthand his boundless creativity and his pioneering representation of the human form.


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