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Taschen explores the many works of Michelangelo for new book

Taschen explores the many works of Michelangelo for new book

The divine art of an Italian pioneer

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Taschen unveils its new comprehensive book on the iconic life of one of the greatest masters of Italian art, Michelangelo Buonarroti

Known for his painting on the Sistine Chapel ceiling, Michelangelo was an Italian sculptor, painter, architect, poet, and engineer of the High Renaissance movement – a creative mastermind who influenced the development of Western art.

This new book, Michelangelo. Complete Worksexplores the artist's life and work with a richly illustrated biographical, and complete four-part inventory of his iconic creations from paintings and sculptures to buildings and drawings.

The volume also allows readers to fully immerse themselves in the world of Michelangelo, looking at full-page reproductions and enlarged details of his art pieces and delving into his personal traits and being, such as his solitary nature, immense wealth and skill as a property investor. 

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