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Painting Genesis

To mark the 500th anniversary of the completion of ther commission, four contrasting figures offer personal responses to Michelangelo's Genesis paintings on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in Rome

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Branding and the Sistine Chapel

4/4 Art historian Martin Kemp explores the origin of the Sistine Chapel 'brand'.

Thu 1 Nov 2012 22:45 BBC Radio 3

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