Michelangelo’s ‘Bacchus’ a Masterwork of Symmetry and Balance

Michelangelo’s ‘Bacchus’ a Masterwork of Symmetry and Balance

Michelangelo’s “Bacchus” sculpture is a testament to the artist’s genius. It is a masterwork of symmetry and balance that transcends the classical Greek style. No sculpture existed like this before, and it remains unmatched. The statue represented “Bacchus” as a drunk young god staggering and struggling to hold the cup straight while a little faun […]

Getty Villa Presents ‘Lizastrata,’ Raunchy Return to Theater

Getty Villa Presents ‘Lizastrata,’ Raunchy Return to Theater

Overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the Getty Villa has long been renowned for the antiquities on display. In addition, however, the museum presents classical Greek plays, with a comedic modern touch, under the stars in the late summer and early fall. The Getty Villa and Troubadour Theater Company are currently presenting “Lizastrata,” a musical retelling of […]

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