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Michelangelo Buonarroti - His Paintings & Impact (Edited)

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Background on Italian artist Michelangelo Buonarroti - Information on his works, skills, and the impact he had on art of the High Renaissance.

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Michelangelo Buonarroti - His Paintings & Impact (Edited)

  1. 1. Michelangelo Buonarroti By Jaime Lin European History 10A
  2. 2. Background  Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni; born on March 6, 1475 in Caprese, Italy.  Began to show interest in art by age ten  Became apprentice at 12 to Domenico Ghirlandaio  Set to be artist at 13  Lived to age of 89  Died in 1564 Self-portrait
  3. 3. accoMplishMents  Great leader in Italian Renaissance  Greatest glory: painting the Sistine Chapel  began in 1508, completed in 1512
  4. 4. Works – the old testaMent And God said: quot;Let there be light,quot;...and He separated God made two great lights: the greater the light from darkness… ─ the first light to govern the day and the lesser light day to govern the night ─ on the fourth day
  5. 5. sistine chapel painting  to paint pictures of 12 apostles around outside of ceiling  Instead, he used central area of ceiling to paint history of the Old Testament  Included over 300 figures  Initially regarded as inferior to Raphael, but painting of Sistine Chapel elevated his status
  6. 6. iMpact  set standards for painting, poetry, and architecture  Paintings were equally proportioned w/ good perspective  One founder of the high renaissance Creation of Adam: quot;Everymanquot;
  7. 7. iMpact  Was a dominant force; had much influence on art culture of Florence & Rome in 15th and 16th centuries  Acknowledgement of artistic talent became legendary  Was a “trend setter” in painting  Creation of new ideology in form of individualism  Unique style became sign of nobility
  8. 8. BiBliography  1. Coughlin, Robert. The World of Michelangelo. New York, Time Incorporated, 1970, pp. 9-17.  2. Green, Jen. Michelangelo. London, Aladdin Books Ltd., 1993, pp. 5-29.  3. [http://watt.emf.net/wm/paint/auth/michelangelo/]. quot;Michelangelo.quot; 1994.  Robyn & Chyrstall. quot;MICHELANGELO BUONARROTI .quot; Michelangelo Buonarroti. 7 Dec 2008 <http://www.yesnet.yk.ca/schools/projects/renaissance/michelangelo.html>.  quot;What is the Italian Renaissance?.quot; Essortment. 7 Dec 2008 <http://www.essortment.com/all/whatistheit_rgjm.htm>.  quot;Michelangelo.quot; The Free Encyclopedia. Wikipedia. 7 Dec 2008 <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michelangelo>.  quot;Michelangelo.quot; Michelangelo . The Artchive. 7 Dec 2008 <http://www.artchive.com/artchive/M/michelangelo.html>.  quot;Michelangelo Buonarroti's Paintings .quot; Famous Painters' Paintings. 7 Dec 2008 <http://www.elrelojdesol.com/michelangelo-buonarroti/gallery/>.

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