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The Creation of Adam by Michelangelo. (Jim Zuckerman / Corbis)

The Measure of Genius: Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel at 500

Half a millennium later, the story of the painting of the Sistine Chapel is as fascinating as Michelangelo’s masterpiece itself

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Not a nice picture, perhaps, but certainly one that inspires awe, in the truest sense.

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