Secrets of the Dead
Michelangelo spent his life glorifying the Catholic Church. He died in mysterious circumstances, his body disappearing before it could be buried. Exploring an actual scholarly mystery as intriguing as The Da Vinci Code, an art historian points to clues in one of Michelangelo’s greatest masterworks — a sculpture of Moses — as evidence that he had become involved with the Spirituali, a sect attempting to reform the church.
When: Wednesday, May 13, at 8 pm (Tonight!)
Where: PBS; check local listings
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-- David M Gordon / The Deipnosophist