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Description: Michelangelo, Drawing, and the Invention of Architecture
~Michelangelo came to architecture slowly. This is true both in chronological terms, relative to the span of his career, and in conceptual terms, in the sense that he took up architectural problems gradually. As was common for painters and sculptors, initially he saw architecture as a means of constructing a frame around figures. However, once he had turned his...
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Related print edition pages: pp.85-151

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