Some little known facts about one of the greatest artists of all time
We all know who Michelangelo is, everyone has seen the statue of David and the Sistine Chapel, but what do we really know about him? Two weeks ago, we wished him a happy 539th birthday in the article Happy Birthday Michelangelo! and showed you some of his more famous pieces. Today, we thought we would present some little known, fun and interesting facts about his life and art:
Michelangelo was the first western artist to have a biography written about him while he was still living.
Michelangelo was raised and went to art school in the Republic of Florence, pres... [More]