Grocery List Sketched by Michelangelo

Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti – Grocery List
March 18, 1518

Owned by the Casa Buonarroti museum in Florence, Italy, this 500-year-old list was written and illustrated by the sculptor/painter/poet/personality on the back of a letter. Michelangelo’s servant was likely illiterate, so Michelangelo sketched out what he wanted to eat.

In March 1518, Michelangelo feasted on fish and bread

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Chalk Street Art

Keith Haring – Chalk Street Art

Keith Haring was an unusual character among the many street art legends that emerged from the New York graffiti scene, more of which you can read about in 20th Century & the Rise of Graffiti. While many graffiti and artists took to leaving their distinctive graffiti on trains and walls with spray cans, Keith Haring could be found merging experimental performance art with his graffiti street art, usually created in white chalk on black backgrounds.

Keith-Haring-Chalk-Street-Art
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