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Gavin Brown Will Open a Space in Rome

Next month, New York-based gallerist Gavin Brown will open a Rome gallery in an unexpected location: an 8th-century church named Sant’Andrea de Scaphis at Via dei Vascellari 69 in the Trastevere neighborhood.“I wouldn’t be opening in Rome unless I found this … Read More


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How Michelangelo Made David into a Giant

Why the sculptor made sure that his oversize sculpture was too heavy for a high place Read More


Archived Reviews Books
Raphael’s The School of Athens, 1509–10, contains a rare contemporary portrait of a young Michelangelo: the figure, seated front and center, writing in a notebook. STANZA DELLA SEGNATURA, VATICAN PALACE

Up the Rome Staircase

Young Michelangelo:
The Path to the Sistine
By John T. Spike
Vendome Press, 272 pages, $27.95 Read More