What can Michelangelo teach us about innovation?

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  • Michelangelo BuonarrotiHe is one of the greatest artists of all timeSynonymous with the word "masterpiece"Fight for the title Reneissance man with LeonardoBorn in phenomenal reneissance period with great artists like bottecelli, leonardodavinci, raphaelMother died when young father florentine official scorned artGreat patrons - Medici family – Lorenzo de medici the magnificent, Papacy in RomeUnlike many artists of his time, his genius was recognizedGenius no models “free the figure from the stone” Study of anatomy and cadaveursFamous for scultpordavid
  • Where the church meets to elect new popePope Julius “warrior pope” decided Michelangelo would repaint the Sistine Chapel ceilingBramante, chief architect, discouraged the idea (a) lack of experience (b) lack of "the courage" to take on such a huge taskWanted Raphaelfellow townsman of Bramante to paint the ceiling but commitments in Florence prevented him from being seriously consideredMichelangelo rejected idea of doing this as he thought it was only to serve the Pope’s vanityAfter Michelangelo had received this letter and gotten word of Bramante's negative statements of his abilities and character, he dropped an important commitment in Florence and took on the task
  • 12,000 square feet (1,100 m2) of the chapel ceiling 4 years to do between 1508 and 1512Pope suggested twelve large figures of the Apostles however Michelangelo negotiated for a grander, much more complex scheme and was finally permitted, in his own words, "to do as I liked“ comprised some three hundred figures.Experience: He worked in buon fresco, the most difficult method. Had to learn everything also had to learn some wickedly hard techniques in perspective. (from 60 feet below.)Money: Pope wasn't all that good about paying. He could not do any other projects as ceiling took so much of his time.If Pope didn't pay him, he didn't get any money to support other members of his family at this timeScaffolding:he did designhis own scaffolda flat wooden platform on brackets with light screen rather than being built up from the floor which would have involved a massive structure and chapelunavailable for services saved cashMold:mold could undo even the most magnificent painting simply by making the plaster wet and crumbly. The artist's most trusted assistant, Jacopo l'Indaco, invented a new method of making plaster that would stay dry.Pain: He did not paint on his back buthe explains his physical discomfort in a humorous sonnet and sketch. For a year after the ceiling was completed, Michelangelo had to have other people read to him because his vision had deteriorated so much. The experience also nearly permanently altered his eating habits and made him habitually tiredDelays: A primary cause of downtime occurred when Julius was off waging a war, or ill to the point that Last Rites were administered.
  • Along the central section of the ceiling, Michelangelo depicted nine scenes from the Book of Genesis, the first book of the Bible. The pictures fall into three groups of three alternating large and small panels representing Creation, Downfall and Fate of HumanityFascinating facts: The pictures are not in strictly chronological orderThe three sections of appear in reverse order, when read from the entrance of the chapel. However, each individual scene is painted to be viewed when The Creation is 6 days and God rests on the 7th he does it in 3 sectionsIn fact the Fifth & Sixth Daywhen God createscreatures of the earth not featured - he could not paint animalsLife to man – belly buttonThe ceiling of the Chapel was painted in two parts. The first part of the ceiling took Michelangelo about three years to complete. The second half took about fourteen months to complete. Animals – and
  • The Pope: was also particular about seeing the ceiling as it was being created. Many times, he would climb up to the scaffoldand demand to see the masterpiece up close and personal. Once threatened to slap him
  • Michelangelo had a sense of fun and humourThe Last Judgment is a fresco by Michelangelo on the altar wall of the Sistine Chapel in Vatican City. It took four years to complete. Michelangelo began working on it three decades after finishing the ceiling of the chapel.An object of a heavy dispute Michelangelo was accused of immorality and intolerable obscenity, having depicted naked figures, with genitals in evidence, inside the most important church of ChristianityWhen the Pope's own Master of Ceremonies, Biagioda Cesena, said "it was mostly disgraceful that in so sacred a place there should have been depicted all those nude figures, exposing themselves so shamefully," and that it was no work for a papal chapel but rather "for the public baths and taverns," Michelangelo worked Cesena's face into the scene as Minos, judge of the underworld with Donkey ears {i.e.foolishness} while his nudity is covered by a coiled snake. Cesena complained to the Pope, the pontiff joked that his jurisdiction did not extend to hell, so the portrait remainedMichelangelo does a self portrait depicting himself as St. Bartholomew after he had been skinned alive. This is reflective of the feelings of contempt Michelangelo had for being commissioned to paint "The Last Judgement".The figure of St. Bartholomew depicts the satirist and erotic writer Pietro Aretinowho had tried to extort a valuable drawing
  • 2-keep stakeholders happy but focus on building to delight your audience6 - Healthy paranoia
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  • 2-keep stakeholders happy but focus on building to delight your audience6 - Healthy paranoia
  • 2-keep stakeholders happy but focus on building to delight your audience6 - Healthy paranoia
  • 2-keep stakeholders happy but focus on building to delight your audience6 - Healthy paranoia
  • 2-keep stakeholders happy but focus on building to delight your audience6 - Healthy paranoia
  • 2-keep stakeholders happy but focus on building to delight your audience6 - Healthy paranoia
  • 2-keep stakeholders happy but focus on building to delight your audience6 - Healthy paranoia
  • 2-keep stakeholders happy but focus on building to delight your audience6 - Healthy paranoia
  • 2-keep stakeholders happy but focus on building to delight your audience6 - Healthy paranoia
  • 2-keep stakeholders happy but focus on building to delight your audience6 - Healthy paranoia
  • 2-keep stakeholders happy but focus on building to delight your audience6 - Healthy paranoia
  • Renaissance after Dark agesDark ages maybe coming with sustained bank lossesWhen did it start internet? Phone?Art is replaced by contentLeonardo, Raphael and MichelangeloReplaced by Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Sergey Brinn, Larry Page and Mark Zuckerburg
  • What can Michelangelo teach us about innovation?

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