Faced with an unforgiving lump of marble, the 80-year-old Michelangelo sent more splinters soaring (and at three times the speed) than three robust stone cutters could produce. Mad with loneliness (his lover, Vittoria Colonna, closest friend, Luigi del Riccio, and lifetime servant, Urbino, were all d
Richard Rossetto has trained in the arts since he was a boy. He has been trained in theater, dance ,music and visual art. For the past fifteen years he has concentrated on visual arts, really though he is interested in pushing humanity Furthur, in any way shape or form.
After being classically tra
Leonardo da Vinci was one of the world's most celebrated generalists, equally fluent in science and art, and a supreme innovator in both. Leonardo's scholarship and his contributions to painting, science, and engineering have raised him to such heights of glory among the cultural heroes of Western ci
Born Tiziano Vecellio, Titian was one of the greatest painters of the Venetian school. Titian studied in the Giovanni Bellini and then was associated with Giorgione. His paintings of mythological scenes, religious allegories and historic events are vivid with color and movement. He juxtaposes dark fo