A Discovery in Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel Ceiling Could ‘Bring a New Dimension to the Great Work’

Though it’s hundreds of years old, research is giving us some new insight into the “The Creation of Adam” by Michelangelo and into the creative genius of one of history’s most well-known artists. 

On the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel within the Vatican with his finger reaching out toward the hand of God, the 16th century Italian artist’s depiction of Adam is one of the most iconic and well-known works of art of all time.

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