oupacademic : Michelangelo knew that beauty assumed many forms, hewn from marble, bronze, wood, terracotta, and stone.

oupacademic:

Michelangelo knew that beauty assumed many forms, hewn from marble, bronze, wood, terracotta, and stone.  But how did he, and so many others, make the leap from rough sketch to awe-inspiring sculpture? 

Image Credit: “Studies for the Libyan Sibyl (recto); Studies for the Libyan Sibyl and a small Sketch for a Seated Figure (verso)” by Michelangelo Buonarroti. OASC via MetMuseum.

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