This literary review will focus on Michelangelo’s most significant work of color: the Sistine ceiling. Michelangelo’s work has spawned a plethora of literature, but this paper will focus on three main controversial topics: assistants (or lack thereof), the ignudi’s purpose, and restoration. I will also apply a psycho-historical approach to these controversies and identify potential avenues for future research.
"The Literary Controversies of Michelangelo's Sistine Ceiling,"
The Forum: Journal of History: Vol. 13
, Article 10.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.calpoly.edu/forum/vol13/iss1/10
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