“The David’s body is slightly off balance”
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