Michelangelo's - The Sistine Chapel Ceiling
The Sistine Chapel ceiling is a masterpiece of Renaissance art painted by Michelangelo between 1508 and 1512. The ceiling is located in the Sistine Chapel, which is part of the Vatican City, the papal enclave within Rome, Italy. Share this paper
The ceiling is famous for its detailed and intricate frescoes, which depict scenes from the Book of Genesis, including the Creation of Adam and the Fall of Man. The central panels of the ceiling depict nine scenes from Genesis, starting with the Separation of Light from Darkness and ending with the Drunkenness of Noah. The frescoes are notable for their use of bright colors and strong contrasts of light and shadow, as well as their realistic depictions of human anatomy and movement.