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Charles Ray

CHARLES RAY is an artist. He lives in Los Angeles.

In Conversation

CHARLES RAY with Alexander Nagel
Michelangelo’s David (1504), Antico’s (Pier Jacopo Alari Bonacolsi) Spinario (ca. 1500), and the Spinario (ca. 50 BCE)

Recently I was reading a book about Michelangelo’s David where the scholar wonders why Michelangelo showed him as a fully grown young man, rather than as a prepubescent boy, the way Donatello and Verrocchio represent the figure. And my thought was: Really?

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The Brooklyn Rail

SEPT 2020

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