Mask of a Faun

        The Italian Renaissance artist Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (1475-1564) is well-known for his art that strikes a sense of awe into the hearts and minds of the masses. The famous Statue of David and the remarkable painting on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel are only two of the numerous … Continue reading Mask of a Faun

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The Maxberg Specimen

        I remember what I wanted to see during my school trips to the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. It was always the last stop on our trip, but we’d get to the fourth floor eventually. The fourth floor was home to the dinosaur exhibit. Great skeletal remains … Continue reading The Maxberg Specimen

Portrait of a Young Man

        It’s undeniable that Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo were two of the most famous artists from the Renaissance period. Others were heavily influenced by their work, such as the fellow Italian Renaissance artist Raphael (1483-1520). Raphael was known for painting Madonnas (representations of the Virgin Mary either alone or holding her … Continue reading Portrait of a Young Man