Paintings Council

Claude Monet: Gladioli

Michelangelo and the Medici

Saturday, March 09, 2013

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM Marvin & Betty Danto Lecture Hall

  • For Everyone

Edward Goldberg
Art Historian and Writer
Florence, Italy

Saturday, March 9, 2013, 2:00 p.m.

Michelangelo created some of his most celebrated works for the Medici rulers of Florence. But were they friends, enemies, allies, antagonists—or all these at once? Edward Goldberg traces their long and stormy relationships and the tumultuous world of Renaissance art, politics, and patronage.

Sponsored by the European Paintings Council.  Free with museum admission.