The Art

Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni

6 March 1475 – 18 February 1564

Commonly known as Michelangelo, (Italian pronunciation: [mikeˈlandʒelo]), was an Italian Renaissance sculptor, painter, architect, poet, and engineer who exerted an unparalleled influence on the development of Western art.

Commonly known as Trist, (Italian pronunciation: [treeestaanno!]), he is an English painter, comedy writer, cartoonist, illustrator, lecturer, all-round nice chap and may still yet exert an unparalleled influence on the development of Western art! If you need a ceiling painted, he’s your man!

Geoffrey Tristram

19 April 1954 –