A Battle of Arts
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A Battle of Artists

Today they’re considered as two of the greatest artists in the world, but Leonardo da Vinci  and Michelangelo were, in fact, bitter rivals. The beginning of this enduring conflict can be  attributed to an entry in an anonymous manuscript called Codice Maglicabecchiano: The story goes that as Leonardo was walking along …

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Master Sculptor and Architect- Bernini
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Master Sculptor and Architect- Bernini

While most of us know about the master sculptor Michelangelo, little is known about the man who is regarded his worthy successor- Gian Lorenzo Bernini. It was not until I read Dan Brown’s book Angels and Demons that I came to know about this expert sculptor and architect, who invented …

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The Life and Times of Michelangelo
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The Life and Times of Michelangelo

  And no, I am not talking about the Ninja Turtle. Michelangelo Buonarotti was perhaps one of the greatest artists and sculptors of all time. With a comparatively small portfolio, he’s managed to enthrall audiences across the globe for centuries, and people still sing his praises. But beyond all of …

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