Monday, 20 March 2006

Michelangelo sells 10,868 tickets!


Coxsoft Art has already plugged the British Museum's exhibition Michelangelo Drawings, which opens on 23 March. Now comes the news that this exhibition has attracted 10,868 advanced bookings, a new record for the British Museum. The BBC has jumped on the bandwagon and is showing a sample of the wonderful drawings due to be on display, including a study of a lounging nude that was the basis for the Creation of Adam on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.
Click the title link to see them. And get booking. With nearly 100 of Michelangelo's drawings - brought from 3 major collections - to view, this exhibition promises to be the UK arts event of 2006. The queues will be massive!

2 Comments:

At 6/4/06, Blogger Karl Zipser said...

I have found that one of the most celebrated works by Michelangleo in the British Museum is probably a copy by another artist. I explain why in an essay on my research of the Michelangelo Drawings exhibition.

 
At 7/4/06, Blogger Coxsoft Art said...

Hi, Karl.
Thanks for the interesting comment. Your link didn't work, but I found your website. Here's your address for other readers: http://www.zipser.nl

 

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