|St. Peter's Basilica (Rome)|
Michelangelo Buonarroti was born on March 6, 1475 and died on February 18, 1564, just shy of his 89th birthday. I have blogged about the beginning and end of his life before:
This year, 535 years after Michelangelo's birth, let's celebrate his life with a giveaway!
a hardcover copy of the new release Michelangelo: the Artist, the Man, and his Times by William Wallace
Wallace's book is fantastic -- a great read cover to cover -- and I have a gorgeous copy just for you! Read more about it in my interview with William Wallace:
Leave a comment below answering the following question...
What work of Michelangelo do you most want to see in person and why?
|The Sistine Chapel (Rome)|
|Florentine Pieta (Florence)|
Contest entries close Sunday, February 21 at 11:59 pm PST.
|The Campidoglio (Rome)|
Winners (Hopefully that's you!)
We will choose a winner randomly and announce the results here on Wednesday, February 24, 2010.
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|Risen Christ (Rome)|
Rules (because we must have some)
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