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Oct112017

Did You Know?

Contrary to popular belief, Michelangelo painted the fresco ceiling of the Sistine Chapel—including the most famous panel called “The Creation of Adam,” which depicts God giving life to the first man—entirely standing up. The artist invented a series of scaffolds specifically designed to attach to the chapel walls, with brackets so he and his assistants could be close enough to the ceiling to reach above their heads to work and paint.

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