Category Archives for Michelangelo

Ignore the Critics; See Monuments Men!

Ignore all the negative reviews, ignore even the abysmal 34% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. If you love art, see The Monuments Men.  From the opening close-ups of the Ghent Altarpiece, it is clear that The Monuments Men is a different kind of war movie, involved not … Continue reading

15. February 2014 by Ginia Sweeney
Categories: Art, Michelangelo, Movies | Leave a comment

On Art Objects and Intimacy

I cleaned the Governor’s nose today. I teased a small piece of cotton off a large sheet, rolled it around a stick, and dipped it into a solvent that is slowly, very slowly, removing the layer of shellac from the … Continue reading

23. January 2013 by Ginia Sweeney
Categories: Art, Conservation, Grad School, Michelangelo | Leave a comment

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