Tuesday, August 09, 2005

‘Michelangelo Code’

Michelangelo. The Creation of Adam (detail, Sistine Chapel). 1510. Fresco. Sistine Chapel, Vatican, Rome.

Some believe that the shape behind God the father represents a cross section of the human brain. Here is a comparison;

If it is a brain I would think that Michelangelo is saying that we are made in the image of God. Our ability to reason and love makes us like God and the human brain signifies this ability.

There are also other human anatomy parts that are in other sections of the Sistine Chapel. Here is one example;

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