Michaelangelo's ceiling one of the most spectacular works of art in the world.
Top 10 Works of Sistine Chapel:
1. Adam and Eve
God imparts the spark of life to adam in one of wester art's most famous scenes, then pulls Eve from adams rib.
God separates darkness from light, water from land and creates the Sun and Moon. Mechelangelo veers towerds blasphemy by depicting God's dirty feet.
3. The Secrifice, Flood and Drunkenness of Noha
After disassempling his scaffolding and gazing from floor level, Michrlangelo noticed that these three tumuluous scenes were too minutely draown.
4. Last Judgment
This vast work identifies saints by their medieval icons: Catharine with her while, Bartholomew with the knife which flayed him.
5. Sibyls and Prophets
Hebrew prophets, including Jonah shying, away from the whale, mingle with the sybyls who foretold Chorst's coming.
6. Old TestamentSalvation Scenes and Ancestors of Christ
Portraits from Jesus's family tree are above the windows, and bloody salvation scenes, including david and Goliath, are on corner spandrels.
7. Life of Christ Scenes
the chapels right wall stars Botticelli's Cleansing of the leper, Ghirlandaio's Calling of Peter and andrew, as well as Perugino's work below.
8. Giving the Keys to St Peter
Classical buildings form the backdrop to this pipvotal scene of trasferring power from Christ to the popes. Each scene divided into tree parts.
9. Life of Moses scenes
Left wall highlights include Ghirlandaio's Burning Bush and Signorelli and della Gatta's Moses Giving his Rod to Joshua.
10. Botticelli's Punishment of the Rebels
Schistmatics quetion Aaron'spriestly prerogative to burnincense. A vengeful Moses opens the earth to shawllow them.