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New Michelangelo Book Reveals Artist's Misgivings

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New Michelangelo Book Reveals Artist's Misgivings

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New Michelangelo Book Reveals Artist's Misgivings

New Michelangelo Book Reveals Artist's Misgivings

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In his book Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling, author Ross King says the artist saw his commission to paint the Sistine Chapel as an attempt by enemies to set him up for failure. NPR's Michele Norris talks to King.

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