Michelangelo's David

Michelangelo’s DavidMichelangelo’s ‘David’ statue is probably the most famous nude man of all time. Few of Michelangelo’s sketches exist, once completed, he often destroyed his designs.The ‘uncensored version of David is further down the page. Michelangelo wrote over three hundred poems, sonnets and madrigals. ‘Dante’ by: Michelangelo BuonarrotiWhat should be said of him cannot be […]

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Leshan Giant Buddha

The Leshan Giant Buddha is a 233 foottall stone statue, built during the Tang Dynasty. It is carved out of a cliff face that lies at the confluence of the Minjiang, Dadu and Qingyi rivers in the southern part of Sichuan province in China. It is the tallest ‘pre-modern’ statue in the world. Construction was

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