Fabled artist Michelangelo’s “Creation of Adam”, sleeping upon the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in Vatican City, is one of the most captivating pieces of art the world has ever seen. In Catholicism’s home, an imperfect and faulty representation of Heavenly Father would surely incite outrage and calls of blaspheme—ensuring the necessity for maximum excellence. Over a span of four years, the artisan cautiously labored plaster and paint over the ceiling’s surface—certifying every minute detail’s faultless precision.
Expertly, Michelangelo revolutionizes portrayals of God’s true divinity by illustrating him in a way that highlights his reflection onto man. His light clothing—as opposed to the extravagant wear he is regularly swathed in at this