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Michelangelo powerpoint
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  • 1. Michelangelo
    By Jack Murray
  • 2. Vital Statistics
    Full name is Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni
    Gender is male
    Born March 6, 1475 and died February 18, 1564
    Born in Arezzo, Tuscany
    His mother’s name was Francesca Neri and his father’s name was Ludovico di Leonardo di Buonarroto Simoni
  • 3. Personal Background
    Michelangelo was placed with a wet nurse in a family of stonecutters
    Mother died when he was seven
    Sent to grammar school, befriended Francesco Grannaci who was studying art and encouraged his friend to also do so
    When he was thirteen he agreed to apprentice in the workshop of the artist Domenico Ghirliando
    After about one year, Michelangelo went to study sculpture in the Medici gardens and was shortly thereafter invited into the household of Lorenzo de’ Medici, the Magnificent
    Michelangelo created his first artworks when he was sixteen, which were the “Battle of the Centaurs” and “Madonna of the Stairs”
  • 4. Key Historical Events
    In 1492 Lorenzo the Magnificent died, his death had major repercussions on politics in Florence
    A priest by the name of Savonarola took power
    Began “Bonfire of the Vanities”
    With Lorenzo Medici’s death also came the collapse of the Medici family’s power, and a change in Michelangelo’s status
    On June 25, 1496, Michelangelo arrived in Rome
    Christianity was a major source of inspiration for Michelangelo
  • 5. Influences of the Art world
    Attempts at imitating his style of Terribilita have resulted in the art of Mannerism
    In his return to Florence, Michelangelo created a statue of David
    Murals of the Sistine Chapel represent most of the doctrine of the Catholic Church
    A way that the art world influenced Michelangelo was through his rivalry with Leonardo Da Vinci
  • 6. Stylistic Traits
    Human Ornaments
    Focal Point
    Human Detail
    Human Emotion
  • 7. Stylistic Traits Example Art #1: The Sistine Chapel
  • Stylistic Traits Example #2:
    The Dome of St. Peter’s Basilica
  • Stylistic Traits Example #3:
    The Pieta
    • Human emotion
    • 14. Human detail
    • 15. This is another of Michelangelo’s many sculptures
    • 16. Story
  • The Ascension of Christ
  • Conclusion
    • Michelangelo was an architect, a painter, a sculptor, poet, and engineer
    • 20. His art inspired a new Western form of art known as Mannerism
    • 21. His intensity and dedication were evidenced in all of his works, but particularly in the Sistine Chapel, which took him four years to create and during which he painted the ceiling on his back
    • 22. To this day he is one of the grandest and most well known artists of our time
  • Questions?