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Michelangelo's David  

Michelangelo's David

A EuroTraveler Sojourn to the Galleria dell' Accademia to see Michelangelo's David: Absolute Perfection!

January 25th 2009
Another profound and wondrous moment in my life was to gaze up at the David, a colossal sculpture of perfection, without question, and beauty! Actually, it's quite humbling to stand before another Michelangelo masterpiece and be moved so spiritually, so intellectually, so artistically. I have waited 18 years since college days of attending art history courses and writing my final paper on this mag ... read more
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