Michelangelo’s David now basks in a new light

Sep 30, 2022 304

BY: Helen Farrell

Visitors to Florence’s Accademia Gallery can now see Michelangelo’s David in a new light as the tribune that houses the Renaissance masterpiece boasts a revamped energy-saving lighting system.

“There’s no better way to celebrate the 140 years of when the tribune opened to the public on July 22, 1882,” comments Cecilie Hollberg, director of the Accademia Gallery in Florence. “A new source of light in the heart of the museum enhances the surfaces of Michelangelo’s masterpiece.

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SOURCE: https://www.theflorentine.net/

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