Profile of the Day: Michelangelo
Have you ever seen the statue of David in person? On this day in 1475, Italian Renaissance artist Michelangelo was born in Caprese, Italy. Unlike many artists who didn’t live to see their work appreciated, Michelangelo was one of the most successful and wealthiest artists during his lifetime. To this day, people travel from all over the world to view his magnificent work in person, including his most popular pieces the Pietà and the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in Rome.
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