New Book Quashes Myths of Sistine Chapel

Beacon-Journal: "Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling," a new book by Ross King, does its best to debunk the myths of how the Sistine Chapel was created. Everyone knows that the Sistine Chapel was painted by Michelangelo all by himself and lying on his back, everyone who's seen the movie "The Agony and the Ecstacy," that is. In a new book, author Ross King, debunks this myth and others about how Michelangelo's masterwork was really created. According to this review, the book is filled with interesting and colorful characters as well as insight into the artist's techniques.

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