Wednesday 17 – Saturday 20 May 2017

Museums at Night

11-14 May 2016 / 27-29 Oct 2016

The art of Michelangelo

National Gallery

19/05/2017 11:00 - 16:00

This two-day course introduces all of Michelangelo's major works, exploring his stylistic development, and situating his paintings, sculptures, drawings, poetry and architecture within the wider cultural context of the Italian Renaissance. Provisional programme Please note that this programme is subject to change: Day 1: Friday 19 May Morning: Michelangelo’s paintings 11–11.50am: 'Life and works' - putting the panel paintings in context 11.50am–12.05pm: Break (tea and coffee provided) 12.05–1pm: Case study: The Sistine Chapel 1–2pm: Lunch (not provided) Afternoon: Michelangelo’s sculptures 2–2.55pm: Conclusions and beginnings: The independent sculptures 2.55–3.10pm: Break (tea and coffee provided) 3.10–4pm: Case study: The tomb of Julius II Day 2: Friday 26 May Morning: Michelangelo’s works on paper 11–11.50am: A restless spirit: Michelangelo's drawings and poetry 11.50am–12.05pm: Break (tea and coffee provided) 12.05–1pm: Case study: The collaboration with Sebastiano 1–2pm: Lunch (not provided) Afternoon: Michelangelo’s architecture 2–2.55pm: Manipulating light and space: Michelangelo’s architecture in Florence 2.55–3.10pm: Break (tea and coffee provided) 3.10–4pm: Beyond the building: architecture and urban planning in Rome

Event type
Event
Age range
18+
Prices
£48/£40 conc./£36 Members
Event Location

National Gallery
The National Gallery Trafalgar Square
London
Greater London
WC2N 5DN

The art of Michelangelo


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Wednesday 17 – Saturday 20 May 2017