Concealed neuroanatomy in Michelangelo's Separation of Light From Darkness in the Sistine Chapel.

@article{Suk2010ConcealedNI,
  title={Concealed neuroanatomy in Michelangelo's Separation of Light From Darkness in the Sistine Chapel.},
  author={Ian Suk and Rafael J Tamargo},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={66 5},
  pages={
          851-61; discussion 860-1
        }
}
Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564) was a master anatomist as well as an artistic genius. He dissected cadavers numerous times and developed a profound understanding of human anatomy. From 1508 to 1512, Michelangelo painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in Rome. His Sistine Chapel frescoes are considered one of the monumental achievements of Renaissance art. In the winter of 1511, Michelangelo entered the final stages of the Sistine Chapel project and painted 4 frescoes along the… 

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