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In 'The Entombment' Michelangelo depicts the moment that Christ's body is moved to the tomb, but he left this work unfinished. It's understood that he abandoned this work to create one of his best-known pieces, his sculpture of David.

But how would Michelangelo have felt about having his unfinished work on display at the National Gallery? And what can we learn about his process from looking at this work, and other unfinished works by great artists? 

Digital activity at the National Gallery is supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies Digital Accelerator

Life drawing: Playing with the unfinished
13 April, 11am-5pm
Play with the concept of 'finish' in this onsite life drawing course. Engage in creative exercises, and listen to a talk in the Gallery about the history of unfinished works.

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