Michelangelo was recognised as a great artist early in his long life. Along with a small number of contemporaries he was responsible for Renaissance Florence becoming the artistic fountainhead of western culture. This comprehensive new book offers a wide range of his art, with details and panoramas, some well known, others less so, but each one illuminating the grand eloquence of one of the worlds greatest artists.
Joseph Simas is a widely-published writer of poetry, fiction, screenplays, translations, journals — and essays, mostly on art and artists. Born and raised in California, he became a self-proclaimed nomad and eternal student who has worked on all aspects of writing while traveling, working and living throughout Europe.