Saturday, April 25, 2015

What was Michelangelo trying to communicate?

In 1990 an American physician published an article "An Interpretation of Michelangelo's Creation of Adam Based on Neuroanatomy"  in which he suggest that the Creator portion of the painting represents the human brain.   Since then other experts have pointed to other possible anatomical depictions in Michelangelo's paintings.  Why did he do this?

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