Episode 170 – Rome: Michelangelo and the Sistine Chapel Ceiling Part V
February 6, 2024

The last three Genesis scenes of the Sistine Chapel ceiling demonstrate Michelangelo’s extraordinary ability to represent complex subjects in incredibly effective ways. But they also reveal the divine artist’s haste to complete the ceiling project. This episode closely examines the iconography, style and execution of these final frescoes and their role in the realization of the epic commission.


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