Sistine Chapel Ceiling: The Creation of Adam

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Sistine Chapel Ceiling: The Creation of Adam

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1 Sara Di Diego = "Notice that the banner behind God is shaped just like a anatomically correct brain.  During the era that this was painted, the Church was against human dissections.  As Michelangelo absolutely hated the Pope and the corruption of the Church, it was an act of defiance to include anatomy.  Work Cited:http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/guest-blog/michelangelos-secret-message-in-the-sistine-chapel-a-juxtaposition-of-god-and-the-human-brain/"