The Story of Michelangelo’s David

Date: Dec 13, 2017
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Bernardsville Library

In connection with the exhibit “Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer” on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art from November 13, 2017 to February 12, 2018, this talk by Vivian Gordon will trace the fascinating story behind Michelangelo’s world-famous marble David. This colossal figure stands as the culmination of an almost century-long plan to install statues atop the Cathedral of Florence. It’s a tale of dashed attempts, bold experimentation, and final triumph involving some of the best known Italian Renaissance artists. Free. Advance sign-up is requested. Click here to sign up.