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    The Sistine Chapel

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    The Sistine Chapel is located in Vatican City where it serves as a combined place of worship and papal activity, and is the official residence of the Pope. It was originally known as the Capella Magna before its restoration in 1477 by Pope Sixtus IV, for whom it was named. Following its completion, in 1483 the Apostolic Palace was consecrated and dedicated to Our Lady of the Assumption (“Sistine Chapel”). The measurements of its simplistic rectangular design repeat those given in the Old Testament for the Temple of Solomon. The exterior walls feature large buttresses which replaced the cracked stone masonry, but are unadorned with lavish detail as common with Italian architecture of the Renaissance era. However, it is the decoration of the…

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    Sistine Chapel is a divine Chapel created during the Renaissance era. The Sistine chapel which was once previously called the Capella Magna is located in Vatican City, Italy. Tourists from all over the world our honored to not only enjoy the Chapel itself but the disperse artwork that surrounds the inside of the Sistine chapel. Pope Sixtus IV hired an assortment of magnificent artists to accompany him in creating one of the most remarkable and breath taking projects. The production of the…

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    The Sistine Chapel is one of the most famous painted interior spaces in the world, and one of the most famous works of Michelangelo which depicts key scenes from the book of genesis. This breathtaking painting came into world fame in about 1508-1512. This The chapel, situated in Vatican city of Italy, was built in 1479 under the direction of Pope Sixtus IV, and is renowned for its Renaissance art, especially the ceiling painted by Michelangelo. In 1508, Michelangelo was asked by Pope Julius…

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    Michelangelo painted the Sistine chapel between 1508 and 1512. To any visitor of Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel, two features become immediately and undeniably apparent: 1) the ceiling is really high up, and 2) there are a lot of paintings up there. Because of this, the centuries have handed down to us an image of Michelangelo lying on his back, wiping sweat and plaster from his eyes as he toiled away year after year, suspended hundreds of feet in the air, begrudgingly completing a commission…

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    Mistine Chapel Essay

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    sPreservation of the Sistine Chapel One of the most important monuments to human artistic inginuitiy and history is widely regarded to be the Sistine Chapel. Consecrated in 1483, a group of renaiscance painters consisting of Sandro Botticelli, Pietro Perguino, Pinturicchio, Domenico Ghirlandaio, Cosimo Roselli, created the numerous frescos that adorn its walls and ceiling. The paintings have held up magnificiently over time, however, the era in which they were created were no the best for…

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    Michelangelo was an artisan born in Caprese, Italy on March 6, 1475. He became an apprentice in painting and eventually became a sculptor and created a lot of his art in Italy. There three major projects he has completed that he is famous that are the Statue of David, and Pieta; he also created the ceiling painting for the Sistine Chapel of Rome. There aren’t many things that inspired Michelangelo to create his art, but there are some factors like some versions of stories of his life that he…

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    Karen McDaniel McDaniel 1 07/10/15 Art 111: Introduction to the Arts Traci Garland Sistine Chapel Restoration Sistine Chapel Restoration Controversy Michelangelo Buonarroti was born in the tiny village of Caprese in 1475. During his life he was considered Europe’s greatest living artist and after his death he is still considered, “one…

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    The Rothko Chapel

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    The Rothko Chapel, located in Houston, Texas, presents a deceptively simple exterior. The ungarnished brick walls lack intrigue or grandeur, the doorway is simply a means of entrance rather than a spectacle, yet over 55,000 visitors are drawn to the location every year (YouTube). The sanctuary inside is just as plain, aside from fourteen imposing murals created by the chapel’s namesake, Mark Rothko. They adorn bare walls, constantly shifting appearance with the light cast from the chapel’s…

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    cousins live in Chowchilla also they did not attend the church. So, I did not have them to hang out with. I believe one of the reasons the church meant so much to me is because the influence my grandpa had on it. As the pastor, he was loved by all of the people that attended the church and even those who had never been in a church in their life. Even now when we go to the store or post office in our town people will address him as Pastor Sabin. I do not recognize half of them but, it is nice…

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    UNC Chapel Hill

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    INFORMATION ABOUT THE SCHOOL AND APPLICATION PROCESS: UNC Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, North Carolina The mission of UNC Chapel Hill is to serve as a center for research, scholarship, and creativity and to teach a diverse community of undergraduate, graduate, and professional students to become the next generation of leaders. Application Fee ($80), a minimum of 15 credits, a minimum of a 2.0 GPA, High School Transcript, College Transcript, an essay, and a statement of good standing from prior…

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