At the time Laoccoön and His Sons was sculpted, Rome was gaining strength and started a project that would continue for over 500 years. And, as the story goes, the finishing touch on Laocoön and His Sons culminated in a centuries-long practical joke that Michelangelo played on the Roman art scene. As an official tour guide in Rome, I’m pleased to explain the creation of Laocoön and His Sons, one of the most famous works of art inside of the Vatican Museums, and why it’s still important today.
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