On This Day
March 6, 1475 – Michelangelo Buonarroti, the greatest of the Italian Renaissance artists, is born in the small village of Caprese.
The Sistine Madonna Detail Of Genii by Michelangelo
The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark.
November 1, 1512 – The ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in Rome, one of Italian artist Michelangelo’s finest works, is exhibited to the public for the first time.
Feb 18, 1564 – The artist Michelangelo died in Rome.
“The greater danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it,
but that it is too low and we reach it.”