Michelangelo was subversive to the nth degree. So was Leonardo. Awesome. :)
Michelangelo secretly painted symbols of the female anatomy on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, a team of researchers have said. In analysing the central fresco, The Creation of Eve, a team led by Deivis de Campos of the UFCSPA in Brazil claims there are several representations of female anatomy the artist likely concealed, potentially as a subversive act and to hide his knowledge of anatomy through dissection.
The Creation of Eve in the Sistine Chapel - Eve's arm positioning shows an upward V shape, representing the female anatomy