Wed, 07 Feb|
Harrogate Odeon, Screen 3
Exhibition on Screen: Michelangelo - Love and Death (Matinee)
A cinematic journey through the great chapels and museums of Florence, Rome and the Vatican, to the print and drawing rooms of Europe, to explore Michelangelo's tempestuous life.
Time & Location
07 Feb 2024, 14:00 – 15:50
Harrogate Odeon, Screen 3, Harrogate HG1 5PD, UK
About the Event
Exhibition on Screen: Michelangelo - Love and Death
Michelangelo - Love and Death offers a cinematic journey through the great chapels and museums of Florence, Rome and the Vatican, to the print and drawing rooms of Europe, to explore Michelangelo's tempestuous life. The film goes in search of a greater understanding of this charismatic and enigmatic figure, both through his relationships with his contemporaries and his ongoing artistic legacy.
The film invites audiences to intimately examine Michelangelo’s art and artistic process - from the Carrara quarries where Michelangelo sourced his marble, to the new technology being used to attribute works. The film also offers a rare chance to get up close to the mesmerising Rothschild Bronzes, which, following an extensive research project carried out by Academics in Cambridge in 2015, were positively attributed to Michelangelo after over a century of debate.
Key contributors to the film include art critics Martin Gayford and Jonathan Jones, Deputy Director of the Vatican Museums Professor Arnold Nesselrath and contemporary artist Tania Kovats.
Filming locations include Casa Buonarroti in Florence, Carrara marble mines, the Medici Chapel and the Vatican. These beautiful locations, combined with high-resolution views of Michelangelo’s greatest works, convene to create a staggering visual experience.
Directed by Phil Grabsky Running Time: 90 mins
Places are strictly limited and we recommend you buy your tickets in advance as we cannot guarantee ticket availability on the door. Please contact us by email to join a waiting list if you are unable to buy tickets online.
Please note, tickets are limited to 70 in total. Unreserved seating in screen 3. One wheelchair space is available. Please get in touch to reserve this if required.
Please buy the appropriate ticket depending on category. Guests = £8 HFS Members & Friends of the Mercer = £6 Students & U25's = £4From £4.00 to £8.00
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