Sunday, July 29, 2012

PAST: ART: "David-Apollo" Sculpture by Michelangelo at the National Gallery of Art from THURS, Dec 13th - SUN, March 3rd, Free

Michelangelo Buonarroti, David-Apollo, c. 1530,
 Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence,
 Soprintendenza Speciale per il Polo Museale Fiorentino
Last Chance to see this original Michelangelo! "David-Apollo" at the National Gallery of Art
On view Thursday, December 13th - Sunday, March 3rd

David-Apollo, a marble statue by Michelangelo lent to the National Gallery of Art by the Museo Nazionale del Bargello in Florence, is one view now at the National Gallery of Art West Building, in celebration of the The Year of Italian Culture. This statue was displayed at the Gallery once before, in 1949, to celebrate Italian-American friendship at the time of President Harry Truman's inauguration.

National Gallery of Art
7th & Constitution Avenue, NW
West Building, Main Floor, Gallery 11
Metro: Archives - Navy Memorial, closest to the West Building

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