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  1. 1. Michelangelo Buonarroti By: Alexis Effler and Destiny Queen
  2. 2. Background Information His full name is Michelangelo di Lodovico BuonarrotiSimoni. He was born in the village called Caprese that was in Valtiberina. He was born and lived in a castle. Michelangelo was born on March 6, 1475. His mother was Francesca di Miniato del Sera. Her age, at the time of his birth, was somewhere between 18-20. She died
  3. 3. Background Information In the book The Life & Times Of Michelangelo, his family is described as “a family of solid bugher and artisan stock.” In that same book it says his “ancestry could be traced back two centuries.” He was an apprentice in 1488. He worked at the
  4. 4. Country of Origin The country that Michelangelo was from was Valtiberina.
  5. 5. Greatest Creations A few of Michelangelos creations include David, the Sistine Chapel ceiling, the Virgin Mary and Pietà.
  6. 6. Significant Contributions His artwork was one of the significant contributes. This affected the world because many of people such as art lovers still visit and worship his masterpieces like the picture on the Sistine Chapel. The chapel still has popes to this day. Another thing is his building abilities. Michelangelo built a library called Laurentian Library. This library houses the most important books in Italy. There were also many other buildings in Rome that Michelangelo built. The buildings affected the
  7. 7. Michelangelos Theories Michelangelo’s theories consist on consettos and intellelo. Some people thought that Michelangelo didn't treat his subjects fairly. People said his statues didn't look like the person who was modeling it. Michelangelo also broke the rule of perspective. Instead of doing a normal background he would make things larger than they were meant to be. Michelangelo focused on
  8. 8. Related Theories of Today Michelangelo’s theories relate to today because people are still studying how he did what he did and what his ideas were. (Jeva)
  9. 9. Michelangelo's Students/Disciples He had many disciples. Some were Francesco Granacci, Fra Giovanni Angelo Montorsoli, and Raffaello da Montelupo. Granacci was helping him paint the Sistine Chapel but made Michelangelo mad and was fired. They still were friends throughout future years. Montorsoli was one of Michelangelos favorite students. (“Michelangelo’s Students.”)
  10. 10. Secret Societies Michelangelo was part of a few select secret societies. Those included were the Lutheran Society and a gay society. They were kept secret because they were not popular and would not be taken well if know about. For the second one there were many famous artists included throughout the
  11. 11. His Ideas Were Received With... Michelangelos ideas were popular. He was very famous. He influenced many people. Michelangelo was given many jobs and created many great works of art. Some people thought that he could not see truth. He looked at ideal beauty. It could be said they thought of him, in a way, as a liar. Some of
  12. 12. Information on the Renaissance
  13. 13. Where Did The Renaissance Occur? How Long Did It Last? The Renaissance occurred during the late Middle Ages. The Renaissance lasted from 1350 to 1555. (Susan)
  14. 14. Where was the Renaissance? The Renaissa nce was in northern Europe.
  15. 15. Why is the Name Renaissance Significant? It means rebirth. The Renaissance was the new beginning for art and music and creativity. Since it was the new start it was also described as the rebirth of creativity. (Beck)
  16. 16. Why Do We Study the Renaissance? The reason why we study the Renaissance is because when then Europe left France they entered a time period of so much more than the middle ages. The middle ages were so dark and coming from that we have light. The renaissance was the beginning of the the world we live in today. There were so many new things being built. People were getting richer which then lead to the blossoming of new and better ideas.
  17. 17. Identifying Elements of the Renaissance Period According to eHow “The Renaissance period was a time of rebirth of humanism and new discoveries in fine arts, music, literature, philosophy, scienc e and technology, architecture, religion and spirituality (eHow).” (Elkins)
  18. 18. Works Cited Argenburg, Vyacheslav. “Michelangelo’s David.” Photograph. Flickr. Flickr, 11 May 2006. Media. 12 Oct. 2013. <>. Beck, Roger B. and Linda Black and Larry S. Krieger and Phillip C. Naylor and Dahia Ibo Shabaka. “McDougal Littell World History.” North Carolina. Evanston. McDougal Littell, 2008. Print. “Castle of Turku, courtyard renaissance part.” Photograph. Wikipedia. Wikipedia, 28 June 2006. Media. 12 Oct. 2013. <,_courtyard_renaissance_part.jpg>. Chenq, Sandra. “Discussion Topic: Virtual Michelangelo.” Photograph. Open Lab. 4 Nov. 2012. Media. 12 Oct. 2013. <>. Conte, Jacopino del. “Michelangelo Buonarroti.” Painting. Wikipedia. Wikipedia, 31 Dec. 2006. Web. 3 Oct. 2013. <>. Elkins,Marlee. “Characteristics of the Renaissance Period”.ehow . Demand Media, n.d. Web.10 Oct. 2013. <>. Forli da Melozzo. “Melozzo da Forli”. Photograph. Wikipedia.Wikipedia,1477. Media. 10 Oct 2013. <>.
  19. 19. Works Cited Continued... “Laurentian Library”. The Museums of Florence. n.p, n.d. Web. 8 Oct. 2013. <>. “Lightmatter Sistine Chapel ceiling.” Painting. Wikipedia Commons. Wikipedia. Media. 11 Oct. 2013. <>. Jeva Anand. “ How Did Michelango Change the World?”. Local. Local, n.d. Web 10 Oct 2013. <> Michelangelo Buonarroti. “Michelangelo Buonarroti”. Photograph. Wikipedia. Wikipedia, 1508-1512. Media. 10 Oct 2013. <> “Michelangelos students.” Michelangelo Gallery. Auctori, 2013. Web. 11 Oct. 2013. <>. Niabot, Stanislav Traykov. “Michelangelo’s Pieta.” Photograph. Wikipedia. Wikipedia, 6 March 2008. Media. 12 Oct. 2013. <>. Orlandi, Dr. Enzo and Maria Luisa Rizzotti and C.J. Richards. “The Life & Times Of Michelangelo.” 1st Edition. Philadelphia: Arnoldo Mondadori Editore and The Curtis Publishing Company, 1966. Print. Pages 4, 75.
  20. 20. Works Cited Continued 2 “Renaissance Europe.” Digital Art. deviantART. 11 Feb. 2011. Media. 12 Oct. 2013. <>. “Renaissance Interior.” Painting. Wikipedia. Wikipedia, 24 Jan. 2013. Media. 12 Oct. 2013. <,_Bartholomeus_van,_Renaissance_Interior_with_Banqueters,_ 1618-20.jpg>. Susan. “When Did the Middle Ages End and the Renaissance Begin? The Last in a Three-Part Reflection”. The History of the whole World. The History of the Whole World, 10 March 2013. Web. 10 oct 2013.<> “ The Influence of the Renaissance”. The Art of Anatomy. St. John’s College, n.d. 10 Oct. 2013. < htm>. Vess Deborah Dr.. “ The Influence of Neoplatonism on Michelangelo”. n.p, n.d. 10 Oct. 2013. < >.
  21. 21. Work Cited Continue 3 Veith, Gene. “Michelangelo as secret Lutheran.” Patheos. Patheos, 15 May 2009. Web. 12 Oct. 2013. <>.