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    The Sistine Chapel ceiling is covered with beautiful artworks; many of them becoming iconic. The Creation of Adam has become a widely known masterpiece by Michelangelo. The image of the near-touching hands of God and Adam has been reproduced in countless imitations and admired by many. Many wonder the hidden meanings in the painting and it has been subject to controversy. The figures and shapes behind God appears to be in the shape of the human brain. This has some thinking that instead of giving Adam life, God is giving Adam intelligence. Another interesting observation is that some aspects of the painting appear to be part of the human anatomy. "This is an interesting hypothesis that presents the Creation scene as an…

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    Was it life or intelligence? I’ll introduce a third theory. Of the more than 300 figures painted on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, none is more controversial than the "Creation of Adam" (1510). This is the fourth central story in the nine stories of Genesis. In Genesis 1:27 from the Old Testament in the Bible, it states, "God created man in His own image." In the "Creation of Adam," God is cloaked and surrounded by angels and Eve. God as Creator points his index finger towards a naked…

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    He studied several different forms of art such as: painting, sculpting, engineering, music, and writing. He is considered the most diversely talented artist because of this. (Leonardo) Da Vinci created the Mona Lisa and The Last Supper. Michelangelo was another influential artist of his time. He sculpted the statues Pieta and David, some of his most famous works of art. Two other widely known works of art are the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel and the Creation of Adam. Michelangelo was…

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    small grin on her face. Another one of Leonardo’s most famous painting is the last supper. This painting is done so beautifully and most often duplicated. Many people do not know that Leonardo was an inventor and a military engineer. Not only was he famous for his art work but he invented central heating and central air condition, in which he first installed this in a castle. He also made up blue print plans for military weapons, tanks, helicopters and submarines (History.com). Michelangelo…

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    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 Michelangelo 's Painting of the Sistine Chapel Ceiling Italian Renaissance, the Sistine Chapel was the most famous indoor painted place in the world. All of…

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    The 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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    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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    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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    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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    the Pieta and David sculptures and the Sistine Chapel ceiling paintings. He has been called the “greatest artist of his age” and the “genius of the Renaissance.” Before the Renaissance, paintings and sculpture were considered shallow and unstylistic. Paintings and sculpture were unimportant to individuals before Michelangelo. Michelangelo changed…

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