For the first time in a paperback edition, a classic monograph edited by Giulio Carlo Argan and Bruno Contardi about the architectural works of Michelangelo. The heritage of a master: his thought, his drawings, his works.
His conception of architecture, his language, his reflections and researches which led to the realization of masterpieces such as San Lorenzo and the Biblioteca Laurenziana in Florence, Palazzo Farnese, Campidoglio and San Pietro in Rome.
The career of an artist, a painter and sculptor, who turned to architecture after painting the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel
The works of a genius who was able to give form to a new ornamental vocabulary based on original principles, directed to dynamism and creative spatial composition.
The publication in paperback edition of a classic text on architecture, read and interpreted by two authoritative art and architecture critics.