Michelangelo Power Point

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Michelangelo’s image of the hand of God (almost) touching the hand of Adam reminds me of a very famous movie from my childhood— E.T.  The image of the alien’s hand touching the boy’s hand is an unmistakable reference to Michelangelo. In fact, this gesture of touching index fingers was all the rage for a time after the movie came out—a Michelangelo moment in pop culture.
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Michelangelo the Artist Michelangelo the artist is as important as his artwork in pop culture. In T.S. Eliot’s “Love Song for Alfred J. Prufrock,” Michelangelo is explicitly spoken of (“In the room the women come and go / Talking of Michelangelo.”) In TMNT, Michelangelo is among four turtles named after great classic artist
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La Pieta (1499). The youthful Virgin Mary is holding the dead body of Jesus after the Crucifixion. It was made out of a single slab of marble and was made when he was merely 24. The second picture is one taken directly after 9/11.
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