Episode 185 – Michelangelo’s New Sacristy in Florence Part I
February 6, 2024

While working on the facade project of San Lorenzo, Michelangelo undertook another architectural project for Medici Pope Leo X. Known as the New Sacristy, and located in the Medici Chapels in Florence, Italy, the space was intended to serve as a royal funerary space for the Pope’s brother and nephew. This episode addresses the history of the space as well as the visionary architectural design conceived by Michelangelo as a type of stage for his extraordinary sculptures.

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