Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel frescoes recreated in photos in New York City (10 images)

Near life-size photographic reproductions of Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel frescoes are on display at the Oculus at Westfield World Trade Center from June 23 to July 23, 2017 in New York City.

Thirty-four works have been reproduced close to their original size based on photographs taken by Austrian photographer Erich Lessing and members of his archive after the restoration of the frescoes, which took place between 1982 and 1994.

Exhibit tickets start at $15.
Updated: June 23, 2017 at 10:06 AM
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The Sistine Chapel ceiling was painted by Michelangelo between 1508 and 1512. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI
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Following the Sack of Rome, Michelangelo came back to the chapel and painted "The Last Judgment" between 1535 and 1541. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI
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Reproductions of Michelangelo's work are on display at the World Trade Center Oculus transportation hub. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI
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The exhibit allows visitors to view reproductions of Michelangelo's work up close. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI
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Presented by Westfield Corp., the exhibit features 34 photos of works including "The Creation of Adam" and "The Last Judgement." Photo by John Angelillo/UPI
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"There are few works of art as beloved as Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel frescoes. We are thrilled to showcase this beautiful exhibit in our centers across the country and give viewers the chance to experience this artwork in an up close and intimate way," said Scott Sanders, Westfield’s creative head of global entertainment. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI
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"Westfield is tremendously excited to bring this stunning display to the U.S. and to give many people across the country a once in a lifetime chance to view these works for themselves," Sanders said. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI
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