The Sistine Chapel - James Romaine
Scripture on the Ceiling
Michelangelo's frescoes in the Sistine Chapel make a profound statement about the creation story—and the artist's own creativity.
by James Romaine
Every year more than 3,000,000 pilgrims and tourists from around the world flock to the Vatican in Rome and crane their necks to peer upwards at one of the most famous artistic masterpieces in Western culture: the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.