Study the image of Michelangelos fresco paintings in the Sistine Chapel (Vatican City, Italy). To get a closer look of the chapels frescos, check out the architectural panorama of the Sistine Chapel, which is accessible via MyArtsLab.
Consider how and where imagery from the Sistine Chapel appears in present-day culture. How has some of the imagery in the chapel become pop-culture icons? Discuss one fresco panel (one section) that appears in todays advertising or material culture, and discuss at least two interesting ways this fresco panel has been manipulated to reflect present times. What is your opinion on the use of the Sistine Chapels fresco paintings, a religious work, in pop culture?