Sistine Chapel Ceiling at 500: The Vatican’s Dilemma

Alan Johnston of the BBC reviews the debate over whether or not to limit the number of visitors to the Sistine Chapel, 500 years after the completion of Michelangelo’s frescoes. Some believe that the horde of tourists is degrading the art: “[The] room has become a victim of its own fame and magnificence,” writes Johnston.

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