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    Date and place of birth and death. Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni or as he is more commonly known as, Michelangelo, was a historical figure who possessed many talents such as painting, sculpting, poetry and architecture. Michelangelo created many revolutionary paintings and sculptures but more importantly, he created the basis of many buildings that are built today and this was thanks to his works as an architect. Michelangelo was born in Caprese Michelangelo, Italy which is near Florence on the 6th of March 1475 this time was known as the dark ages. Michelangelo died at his home in Rome Italy, on the 18th February 1564 at the age of 89. Family Information. Michelangelo lived with his dad for most of his life, his mother…

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    Michelangelo was a painter, architect, poet and a sculptor of the high renaissances age. His influence had a major impact on the development of western art and he was considered one of the greatest living artists during his lifetime. A number of Michelangelo’s art works and sculptures rank among some of the most famous in existence. He sculpted the Pieta and David and painted the ceiling of the Sistine chapel. Which piece of Michelangelo art was the most significant and why? According to…

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    Michelangelo Pieta

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    In 1497 a work that would start a series of art that was important to the Renaissance would be made. Pieta, by Michelangelo, is a realistic statue that started Michelangelo’s career, had religious influence, and was overall impactful in history. To start it all, Jean De Billheres asked Michelangelo to build him the statue Pieta. The Pieta showed the Virgin Mary and Jesus in such detail, plus having two people was rare, and it lead to inspire many other artists. This statue was requested by…

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    Michelangelo was born on March 6, 1475, in Caprese, Italy. Born to a family in the banking business, Michelangelo became an apprentice to a painter before studying in the sculpture gardens of the powerful and royal Medici family. What followed was a remarkable career as an artist in the Italian Renaissance, noticed in his own time for his artistic outlook on everything. His works include the David and Pieta statues and the ceiling paintings of Rome's Sistine Chapel, the Last Judgment. He liked…

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    Overall Michelangelo focused more on religious figures, where on areas Raphael focused more on modern art. In my opinion Michelangelo placed a lot more detail and texture in his art. Both Raphael and Michelangelo did both statues and art pieces which were highly evaluated. During their life Raphael found the question of life intriguing, and wished to come up with something that could depict his idea of life. Through time he came up with "The four branches of knowledge" which were…

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    Michelangelo Renaissance

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    Michelangelo, the Master of Renaissance First of all, Michelangelo Buonarotti is one of the highest performers of the Renaissance. He is looked at as an equivalent to Leonardo da Vinci and Rafael. He was a correct Renaissance man; a poet, a performer, a sculptor and a designer. Michelangelo was negative in his poetry and an idealist in his artwork. Michelangelo’s artwork contained paintings and sculptures that displayed humanity in its natural state. Michelangelo was positive in…

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    The characteristics of paintings by important Renaissance artists Michelangelo - Michelangelo is widely regarded as the most famous artist of the Italian Renaissance. Among his works are the "David" and "Pieta" statues and the Sistine Chapel frescoes. His works are characterized as monumental, muscular figures with reclining, twisted poses in his sculptures and painting compositions based on diagonal lines and curves . Michelangelo did not believe that beauty was guaranteed through the…

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    Leonardo and Michelangelo Both Leonardo and Michelangelo were outstanding artists. However, they had different approaches to art. There are differences in their work. One of the differences is that Leonardo was interested in art for the art’s sake while his counterpart Michelangelo did it for wealth notoriety. The second difference is that Michelangelo turned to the art of drawing and sculpture. His art chose to return the art back to the worshiping of human body. His accuracy about human form…

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    Michelangelo Influence

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    Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni made contributions that helped make the time period of the 1500’s artfully beautiful. He was never interested in school as a young child and spent his time overseeing painters working at the church and imitating the drawings. His father took notice and believed he had talent, so at the age of 13 he decided to put him into the Florentine painter’s workshop, which he was shown the fresco technique. With just a year at the workshop a chance that most…

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    Michelangelo Biography

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    Michelangelo https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michelangelo https://www.michelangelo.org/ Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarotti Simoni was born on March 6,1475 in Caprese near Arezzo, Tuscany. Died on February 18, 1564 at the age of 88 in Papal States, Rome. He was an Italian sculptor, painter, architect and poet of the High Renaissance born in the Republic of Florence who exerted an unparalleled influence on the development of Western art. He was the first artist who was recognized during his life…

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