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Michelangelo

  1. 1. Michelangelo<br /> Jaak Kalja<br />
  2. 2. General information<br />Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni(6 March 1475 – 18 February 1564)<br />the best-documented artist of the 16th century<br />Caprese, Italy<br />Sculptor, architect, poet and engineer<br />High Renaissance<br />
  3. 3. Interesting facts<br />Divine<br />18 February, 1564 – Galileo and W.Shakespeare were born<br />Is concidered to be one of the greatest masters in the history of European art<br />His father hoped he would be a businessman or a merchant(kaupmees), when Michelangelo told him he’d wish to be an artist, hes father raged and said : ‘artist are laborers, no better than shoemakers.’<br />
  4. 4. Life development<br />
  5. 5. Michelangelo’s Views on Painting<br />“The more painting resembles sculpture, the better I like it, the more sculpture resembles painting, the worse I like it”. -1547<br />On Portraiture: …”flattery of idle curiosity and of the imperfect illusions of the senses”.<br />On the Sistine Ceiling:…”this is not my profession. I am wasting my time, and all for nothing. May God help me!”<br />
  6. 6. The tomb of Julius II<br />
  7. 7. David ‘The Giant’<br />
  8. 8. Pietà The Sistine Chapel <br />
  9. 9. Last Judgement<br /><ul><li>Depiction of the </li></ul>second coming of <br />the Christ and the<br />Apocalypse<br />
  10. 10. Personality<br />No social life<br />Barely ate and drinked, lived like a homeless person<br />Obsessed with perfection<br />Thought everyone were his enemies ( da Vinci, Raffaele )<br />Creative ( transporting marble;‘David’;dome )<br />
  11. 11. Michelangelo and literature<br />Poems to his boyfriend <br />La carne terra, e qui l&apos;ossa mia, privede&apos; lor begli occhi, e del leggiadro aspettofan fede a quel ch&apos;i&apos; fu grazia nel letto,che abbracciava, e&apos; n che l&apos;anima vive<br />The flesh now earth, and here my bones,Bereft of handsome eyes, and jaunty air,Still loyal are to him I joyed in bed,Whom I embraced, in whom my soul now lives.<br />Biographies – selfish <br />statements claiming he <br />did everything by himself<br />
  12. 12. Used literature<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michelangelo<br />http://www.artchive.com/artchive/M/michelangelo.html<br />http://www.personal.psu.edu/jmf267/Assignment%204.html<br />http://www.wga.hu/frames-e.html?/bio/m/michelan/biograph.html<br />http://topdocumentaryfilms.com/the-divine-michelangelo/<br />
  13. 13. Any questions?<br />

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