‘Leonardo e Michelangelo. Capolavori della grafica e studi romani’
Rome, Capitoline Museum, 27th October 2011 – 12th February 2012
This exhibition previewed in Florence earlier this year – blog post, La scuola del mondo – and now comes to Rome with more drawings (66 of them) that aim ‘to provide a detailed comparison between two great masters of the Italian Renaissance’.
The exhibition in Rome presents graphic masterpieces from both collections and sheds a light on the life, work and passions of two masters such as Michelangelo and practice site for the optics to Leonardo. Opening section of the exhibition is “Capolavori tra Capolavori”, a mirror presentation of the works by two artists who are often considered “rivals”, actually each of the two artists tried to learn from the other and admired the other’s work