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Get a preview of Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition

Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition is officially open at Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum. The immersive experience will show off the art in a unique way, without having to book a flight to Italy. The exhibit is a chance for art lovers to delve into the art piece that took...
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Rare Michelangelo drawing sold for more than $24M at auction

A rare ink drawing by Michelangelo sold at auction for $24.17 million (23.16 million euros) on Wednesday. The drawing, known as "A nude man (after Masaccio) and two figures behind," was recently rediscovered, according to an April press release from Christie’s, which held the single-lot auction in Paris. Michelangelo...
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‘Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition’ gives Michelangelo’s masterpiece a fresh angle at Connecticut Convention Center

God, saints, angels — and the most famous outstretched hands in world history — are reaching out to you, larger than life in “Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition” at the Connecticut Convention Center. The art exhibit, billed as “a life-size, up close, never before seen perspective,” opened Thursday night and will be in Hartford through June 26. Created by SEE Global Entertainment, it has been ...
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In a landmark victory for the United States, authorities can now seize the $300 million megayacht Amadea from Russian oligarch Suleiman Kerimov. Built for entertaining guests, the vessel has ceilings painted with Michelangelo clouds and has a cinema hall with a popcorn machine.

There was a time when superyachts were recognized by their wealthy billionaire owners. Ever since the invasion of Ukraine by Russia, it is now the other way round. Billionaires are now recollected by the luxury vessels they own or owned (before seizure). The soon-to-be-mothballed $610 million Solaris brings to mind the name of sanctioned Roman Abramovich. The Dilbar luxury yacht instantly presents itself as the darling of Russian Billionaire and Oligarch Alisher Usmanov. While there was speculation about the ownership of the lavish $325 million mega yacht Amadea, the air was cleared with a Fiji court ruling in favor of the United States, which stated sanctioned tycoon Suleiman Kerimov owns Amadea. Earlier, lawyers of the sanctioned oligarch asserted that U.S. or Fiji authorities could not capture the vessel as it belongs to a different billionaire.
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Michelangelo's fate is revealed in TMNT: The Last Ronin finale

Nearly two years ago, IDW released the first issue of an ambitious story set in the world of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The Last Ronin #1 embraced the comic book tradition of aging up heroes to fight in a new and unfamiliar world, pitting an older Michelangelo in a battle against the Shredder's grandson, who killed his mutant brothers and father. On April 27, the fifth and final issue of the limited series went on sale, bringing the story to an explosive conclusion.
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The 'Michelangelo' Moment Giuseppe Dell'Anno Experienced On GBBO

Ah, "The Great British Bake Off." The food-reality TV competition series that's become beloved around the world and revered for its drama-free environment, friendly contestants, showstopping bakes, and savvy judges Paul Hollywood and Dame Prue Leith. And let's not forget to mention the presenters, Noel Fielding and Matt Lucas, who are always ready to cheer up the contestants with their witty jokes and encouragement.
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Review - TMNT: The Last Ronin #5 concludes Michelangelo's story brilliantly

It was the biggest question of 2020 for the TMNT fanbase. Now, three issues and nearly two years after the release of the first chapter, readers have not just the answer to the Last Ronin's identity, but how his brothers and father died, how Shredder's grandson took control of New York, and who else is still around to oppose the villain. Now, the stage is set for one last confrontation between good and evil, between Clan Hamato and Clan Oroku. In Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin #5, TMNT fans will, at last, have their last questions about the mystery turtle answered.
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Michelangelo paints wrong ceiling, Scott poops in Walmart bag

How do the humanities help us all cultivate hope and community in times of crisis? Indiana Poet Laureate Matthew Graham bravely posed this question to me for publication in his Indiana Humanities blog. Indiana Humanities is a statewide nonprofit that infuses the humanities into our daily lives. Indiana Humanities ran an abridged version – as you read through this original version, see if you can guess what was not included. Ha.
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Michelangelo Drawing Expected to Sell for $39 Million at Auction

A newly discovered drawing by Michelangelo may fetch almost $40 million dollars at auction. The drawing is thought to date back to the end of the 15th century. It was last sold to a private collector in 1907. Then, it was believed to be “from the school of Michelangelo.” That is to say, not an actual work by the artist. In 2019 an art specialist discovered this drawing wasn’t a copy of Michelangelo’s style. It was a Michelangelo original!
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