Happiest of Birthdays, Nike Mike!

Today is Michelangelo’s birthday. He was born in Tuscany, son of a banker turned farmer. As a boy, he didn’t care much for school– he just wanted to copy paintings from the walls of churches. At 13, he became an apprentice¬†in¬†Ghirlandaio’s workshop. Then off to the Humanist Academy where he was exposed to philosophers and…

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