MICHELANGELO'S SISTINE CHAPEL Exhibition Joins WTE Rooster
12th June 2017
We are so pleased to announce that the 'Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel' exhibition is joining in our World Touring Exhibitions's rooster!
The sculptor and painter Michelangelo spent four years of his life on scaffolding under the vaulted ceiling of the Sistine Chapel painting probably the most famous frescoes in the world with his interpretation of the history of creation. Prior to this, a simple starry sky had adorned the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.
Faced by the challenge presented by the structural architecture, he developed outstanding painting techniques, setting new standards for future generations of painters – up to the present day.
Michelangelo, A Different View allows for the first time an unprecedented closeness to the magnificent works of Michelangelo, the originals of which adorn the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel at a height of 22 metres. Far away from the enormous streams of visitors to the Sistine Chapel, visitors here have the opportunity to take in the imposing paintings at their leisure and allow them to soak in.
Officially under license from the Vatican Museums, the images were reproduced and transferred to special fabric webs. This technique allows a true-to-life reproduction and gives a glimpse of the works, which, apart from Michelangelo, has so far been given to only a few people.
Interactive videos and creative spaces better the viewers’ experience.