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All art depicts the artist's mind. Here's one way you can see it.
Relax. Look past the superficial forms to see what's really there.
Discoveries on Michelangelo and the Sistine ChapelMore on Michelangelo
See why Jonah is the most important figure in the chapel
Michelangelo thought he was divine. His contemporaries called him Il Divino and he was modest enough (depending on your outlook) to recognize that he alone could not create his works but that God guided his hand.
Edouard Manet's MasterpiecesMore on Manet
This curious painting by Manet makes little sense until the viewer uses the idea that every painter paints himself
Learn something about Manet's first major painting that has never been noted, except by artists.
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