The Best Art of 2017: Mining the Beauty of the Past

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The Best Art of 2017: Mining the Beauty of the Past

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Most spectacular exhibition of 2017? “ Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer, ” at the Met Fifth Avenue (through Feb. 12, 2018). Carmen C. Bambach, the Met’s drawings curator, has assembled an astonishing group of works—studies of limbs, agitated figures from a Resurrection, urgent drawings for the Sistine Chapel, an exquisite portrait of a beloved boy, and much more—that follows the Florentine master’s evolution from precociously talented student to mature virtuoso. A stunning selection, from searching, early drawings…

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