Michelangelo's Sculptures: How He Manipulated Anatomy
Date: Sunday September 11, 2011, at 2 pm
Location: Harold M. Williams Auditorium, Getty Center
Admission: Free. Reservation required
Dr. Robert Klapper, Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Group, is a surgeon and a sculptor who travels to Carrara, Italy, every summer to work on the very stone Michelangelo used to carve his works David and the Pietà. This lecture explores the ways in which Michelangelo used his knowledge of human anatomy to depict emotion from solid rock. Complements the Focus Tour: Sculpture Discovery Walk at 3:00 p.m.