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How Did Michelangelo’s David Become A Political Statement? Archives

In 1991, Piero Cannata, an artist whom the police described as deranged, attacked the statue with a hammer he had concealed beneath his jacket. He later said that a 16th-century Venetian painter’s mannequin ordered him to do so. Cannata was restrained as he was within the means of damaging the toes of the left foot….

By Radhe
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