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Michelangelo's Pieta', the only work he ever signed and quite possibly the loveliest thing in all of Rome.

The Pietà is a masterpiece of Renaissance sculpture by Michelangelo Buonarroti, housed in St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City. Michelangelo's Pieta ---- This is such a perfect expression of pain, love, devotion. I cried when I saw it in Rome.

When I was 18, I was fortunate to be a part of a cultural exchange program to Europe. I'm at the other end of life now, but I still remember entering the Galeria dell Accademia, in Florence. There at the back, standing in isolation was Michelangelo's David, massive at 13'5" tall. All I could think about was the very obvious, I was looking at the work from the hands of a genius, created over 450 years ago. McC

David of Michelangelo: heart shaped pupils-face’s detail

angel statue at Tomba Bruzzone by Giacomo Moreno, 1896, Monumental Cemetery of Staglieno, Genova, Italy

statuemania: Angel Statue at Tomba Bruzzone by Giacomo Moreno, Monumental Cemetery of Staglieno, Genova, Italy. (Photo by Marco Maroccolo)