Articles tagged michelangelo

The Cosmos, Artfully Captured: ‘Influences: Art, Optics, and Astrology in the Italian Renaissance’

The art historian Mary Quinlan-McGrath takes an incisive look into how astrology and the science of optics played a significant role in the art of 15th and 16th century Italy.

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6 Jan 2010 // 8:00 AM

ST. LOUIS — When you picture Michelangelo, does the image in your mind resemble Moses? Ben-Hur? In other words, Charlton Heston? Heston’s portrayal of Michelangelo

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Stonewall: 40 Years Hence

America's first gay Vice-President lived for 15 years with America's first gay President – and more from this Gay Pride Month's Public Service Announcement.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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