Michelangelo: Love and Death

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Michelangelo: Love and Death

Venue Online
Dates 25 June - 08 July 2020
Category Digital Screening

Exhibition On Screen

Please Note: This title is now available to rent online until Wed 8 July.

“Cold stone and fire are such friends…” – Michelangelo Buonarotti

The spectacular sculptures and paintings of Michelangelo seem so familiar to us, but what do we really know about this renaissance genius? Who was this ambitious and passionate man?

A virtuoso craftsman, Michelangelo’s artistry is evident in everything he touched. Beautiful and diverse works such as the towering statue of David, the deeply moving Pietà in the Papal Basilica of St. Peter and his tour-de-force, the Sistine Chapel ceiling still leave us breathless today.

Spanning his 89 years, Michelangelo – Love and Death takes a cinematic journey from the print and drawing rooms of Europe, through the great chapels and museums of Florence, Rome and the Vatican to explore the tempestuous life of Michelangelo. We go in search of a greater understanding of this most charismatic figure, his relationship with his contemporaries and his valuable artistic legacy. Through expert commentary and Michelangelo’s own words, this film takes a fresh look at an enigmatic man whose life is celebrated in every mark and every stroke he made.

A giant artistic force and universally loved, discover why Michelangelo is without a doubt one of the greatest artists of the Renaissance – and perhaps of all time.

How You Can Access

Our Exhibition On Screen Digital titles can be accessed via a dedicated Vimeo On Demand channel. Each title will be available for 14 days only after its release date. Once purchased, your title will be available to you for 48 hours only.

Please note you will need to have a Vimeo account to view this title.  If you don’t have an account please click here to easily create one

You are welcome to share and watch the film as a group or couple. But if you are going to share the online version with your family or a group in your household, please do consider buying tickets for everyone if you can.

By renting this film you are helping your local cinema. All profits will be equally shared between Riverside Theatres and the distributors.

Q&A Screening with Executive Producer & Director of Exhibition On Screen – Phil Grabsky

We are excited to announce that Exhibition On Screen’s Executive Producer and Director, Phil Grabsky, will be doing a special Q&A just for Riverside.

We would love for you to join us online, Tuesday 30 June at 6.00pm, as the Riverside team talk to Phil about his fascinating career and he takes your questions.

This event is free but spaces are limited so book early to avoid disappointment. Book tickets here

Classification: E – Exempt from Classification

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91 minutes

Ticket Prices

Vimeo On Demand $12