William E. Wallace: "Michelangelo: God's Architect" **CANCELED**

William E Wallace

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Michelangelo, God’s Architect is the first book to tell the full story of Michelangelo’s final two decades, when the peerless artist refashioned himself into the master architect of St. Peter’s Basilica and other major buildings. When the Pope handed Michelangelo control of the St. Peter’s project in 1546, it was a study in architectural mismanagement, plagued by flawed design and faulty engineering. Assessing the situation with his uncompromising eye and razor-sharp intellect, Michelangelo overcame the furious resistance of Church officials to persuade the Pope that it was time to start over.  Michelangelo, God’s Architect tells the untold story of Michelangelo's final decades—and his transformation into one of the greatest architects of the Italian Renaissance.

William E. Wallace is the Barbara Murphy Bryant Distinguished Professor of Art History at Washington University in St. Louis. His books include Discovering Michelangelo: The Art Lover's Guide to Understanding Michelangelo's Masterpieces; Michelangelo: The Artist, the Man, and His Times; and Michelangelo at San Lorenzo.

 

Event date: 
Thu, 03/26/2020 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
University City Public Library
6701 Delmar
St. Louis, MO 63130
Michelangelo, God's Architect: The Story of His Final Years and Greatest Masterpiece Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780691195490
Availability: Not in stock at store. Will, in most instances, ship from our warehouse in 7-10 days
Published: Princeton University Press - November 19th, 2019

Michelangelo: The Artist, the Man, and His Times Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781107673694
Availability: Not in stock at store. Will, in most instances, ship from our warehouse in 7-10 days
Published: Cambridge University Press - July 25th, 2011