Gian Lorenzo Bernini: Michelangelo of the Baroque
6:00pm, April 24, 2013
Commonwealth Club of California
595 Market st, San Francisco
Michael Stehr received his degree in Art History from Stanford University in 1991 with a focus on Michelangelo and interior church decoration in the age of the Baroque. Over the years Michael has given lectures on art history all over the Bay Area, and, impelled by his passion for Art History, has since 2000 led small group tours exploring the artistic treasures of Rome and Paris. Professionally, Michael runs a small decorative arts business executing custom hand painted residential ﬁnishes. He has worked throughout California and has earned several international commissions that have taken him to Canada, Mexico, and France. His company, Sistine Chapel Decorative Art, has been in operation since 1992. Michael is also an artist himself, painting canvases in the plein air style depicting views of California and Europe.