The Creation of Adam, by Michelangelo

(The left arm is clothed, at least to the elbow, by a white sleeve.) Second, directly under Adam, the arm of the veiled youth to the left above the Persian Sibyl projects into the scene - a matter that involved considerable advance planning - coming as close to touching Adam's thigh ……

Creation of Adam by Michelangelo, Sistine Chapel Ceiling ...

Michelangelo • Paintings • The Sistine Chapel • The Creation of Adam. The Creation of Adam. Michelangelo began painting The Creation of Adam, commencing the west half of the ceiling, in October 1511.After a fourteen-month break from painting, he had been able to see the first half of the ceiling from the ground and realized his method had to be slightly altered.…

Creation of Adam (hands detail) by Michelangelo Buonarroti

"The Hand of God" is perhaps the most enduring of Michelangelo's paintings. Almost five centuries later this image remains prevalent and is still being used in advertising and on posters and T-shirts. This is particularly true of the detail that shows the two hands as they reach towards each other, tantalizingly close, almost touching.4.8/5(41K)…