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This Michelangelo Exhibition Brings The Works Of The Sistine Chapel To Columbus

A beautiful new exhibition at the Greater Columbus Convention Center has the world-famous work of Michelangelo front and center.

The exhibition, called Michelangelo: A Different View, features over 50 recreated pieces of Michelangelo’s, including the Last Judgement and the Creation of Adam. Visitors can view the reproductions at a shorter distance and take more time to appreciate their intricate details.

When visiting the Sistine Chapel to admire the works, visitors have to look up at a distance. At the exhibition, the gigantic masterpieces are displayed on the ground, with visitors encouraged to walk around and take a closer look.

According to the event promoters, the images were “reproduced and transferred to special fabric webs. This technique allows a true-to-life reproduction and gives a glimpse of the works, which, apart from Michelangelo, has so far been given to only a few people.”

All tickets for the event must be purchased in advance, as there won’t be any sales at the door. Tickets start at $10 and visitors will need to bring headphones to listen to the guided tour on their smartphones. For more info about visiting the exhibitions, which runs through January 22, you can click here.