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“The David’s body is slightly off balance”

Michelangelo's David, Florence, Italy

Italy’s cultural heritage has attracted tourists from around the world of centuries. One of the most famous sites owes its popularity to a construction flaw—the leaning tower of Pisa. This author takes note of another flaw in one of Italy’s most famous sculptures—Michelangelo’s David in Florience.


David’s Ankles: How Imperfections Could Bring Down the World’s Most Perfect Statue

By Sam Anderson

August 17, 2016

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