Michelangelo Buonarroti

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Michelangelo Buonarroti

  1. 1. Michelangelo Buonarroti1475-1564<br />
  2. 2. Michelangelo’s Biography<br />Born March 6,1475 near Florence, Italy.<br />By age 13 he had already became a pupil under the great sculpture Donatello.<br />The most noted artist of the Renaissance, some of Michelangelo’s works included: Bacchus,Pietà, Sistine Chapel (painting), and David (sculpture).<br />Michelangelo was noted for his use of color, draftsmanship, and tone design. He completed over 50 works of art, with most being sculptures. Throughout his art life, Michelangelo set the standards for painting, sculpting, poetry and architecture. <br />In 1564, at the age of 89, Michelangelo died.<br />
  3. 3. Italian Renaissance15th -17th century <br />During a span of approximately 200 years between 1400 and 1600, beginning in northern Italy, Europe experienced a unprecedented evolution in all aspects of European culture.<br />Beginning in the 15th century, the Italian renaissance was a cultural rebirth in the arts, music, plays, and knowledge.<br />During the Renaissance elite artist such as Michelangelo, William Shakespeare ,Da Vinci, Raphael, Donatello, and Giotto thrived.<br />Throughout this time period masterpieces such as: Mona Lisa, The Last Supper, The Nymph Galatea, and the David sculpture were created.<br />
  4. 4. Michelangelo’s Painting Style<br />Michelangelo had a very distinctive and unique painting style.<br />He had many people who influences his art techniques: Pope Julius II, Donatello, Masaccio, and Gioffo.<br />Painted using Fresco (painted on wet plaster).<br />The vast majority of his paintings were of people.<br />He mostly painted people in the nude.<br />Many his artworks depicted people of scenes from the Bible.<br />Sculpted life-like portraits.<br />
  5. 5. Famous paintings:Sistine Chapel 1508-1512<br />Michelangelo was commissioned in 1508 by Pope Julius II Della Rovere to repaint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.<br />Contains more than 300 figures.<br />The painting depicts scenes from the book of Genesis including The Last Judgment, Renaissance frescoes of Christ and Moses, and contemporary popes.<br />
  6. 6. Famous Sculptures:Statue of David<br />Created around 1500 in Florence, Italy.<br />Made of marble.<br />Michelangelo’s most famous and recognizable sculpture.<br />Established Michelangelo as the greatest sculpture in history.<br />
  7. 7. PietaSt. Peter&apos;s, Rome 1500<br />Sun-Moon<br />
  8. 8. Works Cited<br />http://www.mrdowling.com/704renaissance.html<br />http://www.kyrene.k12.az.us/schools/brisas/sunda/art/michelang.htm<br />http://www.artchive.com/artchive/M/michelangelo.html<br />http://www.sacred-destinations.com/italy/rome-sistine-chapel<br />

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