Cost and Registration Information
Early Registration Price (by May 19): $200
Regular Price (after May 19): $220
Michelangelo Buonarotti created works of art that continue to inspire and move countless numbers of art lovers. This seminar will explore the full range of Michelangelo's works in sculpture, painting, architecture, and drawing, to gain a greater understanding of this multifaceted genius. Readings from primary and secondary sources will include one of the earliest biographies of the artist and some of Michelangelo’s own poetry. Six sessions.
Jeffrey Nigro is a Research Associate in the Department of Ancient and Byzantine Art and an Adjunct Lecturer in the Department of Museum Education at the Art Institute of Chicago.
- Michelangelo. Life, Letters, and Poetry. Selected and translated with an Introduction and Notes by George Bull. Oxford University Press (Oxford World’s Classics), 2008 reissue. ISBN-13: 978-0199537365 ISBN-10: 0199537364
- A course pack of additional materials, compiled by the instructor and distributed during the first class, for which there will be a nominal fee.
Please read pp. 1-18, “Life of Michelangelo Buonarotti by Ascanio Condivi,” of Michelangelo's Life, Letters, and Poetry.