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More on the Cappella Paolina

The chapel that for centuries was regarded as the “private” chapel of the popes and their household, or “famiglia”, has finally undergone a major restoration and will be opened by Pope Benedict XVI on 4 July.   “This chapel is the … Continue reading

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Antonio Forcellino: Michelangelo. A Turbulent Life

When I recently met Antonio Forcellino in Rome he told me about this 3-part documentary. If you skip the toe-curlingly melodramatic intro to Chapter 1 – i.e. the first minute or so (just slide the cursor along to 1.15) – … Continue reading

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