Michelangelo’s Anxious, Modern Faces, at the Sistine Chapel in the Ocu | The New Yorker

Michelangelo’s Anxious, Modern Faces, at the Sistine Chapel in the Ocu | The New Yorkerhttp://www.newyorker.com/culture/cultural-comment/michelangelos-anxious-modern-faces-at-the-sistine-chapel-in-the-oculus?mbid=nl__daily&CNDID=50268964&mbid=nl_TNY%20Template%20-%20With%20Photo%20(187)&CNDID=50268964&spMailingID=11363353&spUserID=MjA0NTE2Mjc4MjE5S0&spJobID=1182466159&spReportId=MTE4MjQ2NjE1OQS2Michelangelo’s frescoes on the Sistine Chapel ceiling have been so murdered by mass tourism that going to look at them is an exhausting, not to mention occasionally frightening, experience. It’s easy to mock the dialogue between the mall space and the huge photographs of the art, but the exhibit is full of pleasures.