Michelangelo

Historical painters including Michelangelo, Hokusai become hot anime men in artsy video game

Palette Parade’s parade of handsome anime versions of art world icons continues to grow.

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The most ingenious David action figure is here to strut his stuff and show his new moves【Photos】

Michelangelo’s marble interpretation of David is without a doubt one of the most iconic statues in history. I’m sure every one of you out there is familiar with that stony gaze and perfectly-chiseled, rock-hard body as David stands poised and ready to face the giant Goliath.

But after centuries of standing and waiting to fight, David is now ready to strike a few new poses, with your help, as he makes an appearance as your very own personable, posable action figure!

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David’s Ding-a-Ling Drives Democratic Cancellation of Censorship on Chinese TV

Perhaps no one in history has genitals that have been as scrutinized as those of Michelangelo’s David.  An iconic piece of art considered by many to be one of the greatest, it also seems to be that fine line at which censors are universally derided for having their head up their rears.

However, when talk of the statue comes up, there’s always an unusual amount of attention paid to his package.  Such is the case in China when its state run TV channel with the ironic acronym CCTV ran a program censoring out David’s naughty bits.

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