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2011-05-09 06:00:00

RANDOLPH, N.J., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Resurrection Parish, a Roman Catholic Church in Randolph NJ, is the first venue in the mid Atlantic region to exhibit and host an informative art lecture on life-size replica of Michelangelo's masterpiece, La Pieta, May 13 at 8 p.m.

2009-08-25 05:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its 200th Anniversary Celebration, St. Patrick's Old Cathedral, in the SOHO / Little Italy section of New York City, is proud to announce the arrival of an original bronze cast of Michelangelo's Pieta.

2005-10-14 16:36:53

By Chris Michaud NEW YORK (Reuters) - A late Michelangelo drawing, one of the few to survive the artist's attempt to destroy them, will be auctioned off next year, when the 450-year-old work will likely fetch some $4 million, Christie's said on Friday.

2005-07-28 07:32:47

By Philip Pullella PIETRASANTA, Italy (Reuters) - If Michelangelo were alive today, he might well be sculpting, teaching and losing his notoriously short temper right here in "Holy Stone." This is Pietrasanta, the Tuscan town that is part artist's colony, part sculpture workshop, part open-air museum, part gallery and part state of mind.

Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]