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  1. 1. Michelangelo Buonarroti By Conor Russell
  2. 2. About Michelangelo <ul><li>Was an artist and sculptor during the Renaissance era. </li></ul><ul><li>He is an extremely well known artist and thought to be the best of his time. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Background <ul><li>Michelangelo was born on March 6, 1475 in Italy. </li></ul><ul><li>He is of Italian descent. </li></ul><ul><li>Started his career as an artist at thirteen. </li></ul><ul><li>Worked on famous projects for Pope Julius II in Rome. </li></ul><ul><li>He died February 18, 1564. </li></ul>
  4. 4. History <ul><li>Michelangelo was born into a deeply religious family, which influenced almost all of his artwork. </li></ul><ul><li>At thirteen Michelangelo was apprenticed by Domenico Ghirlandaio, a famous fresco painter. </li></ul><ul><li>Later traveled to study anatomy for his art. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1499, he created the Pieta, which made him widely famous throughout Europe. </li></ul><ul><li>He was supported by powerful individuals, allowing him to pursue greater works of art in the future. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Influence on the Art World <ul><li>Michelangelo made many popular works of art. Some of them helped shape the artistic style of the Christian religion. </li></ul><ul><li>His religious artworks decorate many important Christian locations throughout Europe. </li></ul><ul><li>The religious paintings and sculptures he created give many Christians a deeper understanding of their beliefs. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Stylistic Traits <ul><li>Religion- he incorporated many religious figures and events into his artwork. </li></ul><ul><li>Abstract concepts- his works gave representations to different views and events in his time and history. </li></ul><ul><li>Fresco- he used this technique of painting many times for his paintings, like many artists during the Renaissance era. </li></ul><ul><li>Anatomy- all of Michelangelo’s artworks depicted the human form in a realistic view. </li></ul>
  7. 7. The Creation of Adam (1511) <ul><li>Religion- depicts God coming down from heaven to create the first man, Adam. </li></ul><ul><li>Abstract concepts- shows Michelangelo’s thoughts of what God looks like and how he created Adam. </li></ul><ul><li>Fresco- it was done on a plaster surface on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. </li></ul><ul><li>Anatomy- gives a realistic view of the human body and how it moves. </li></ul>
  8. 8. The Prophet Zachariah (1512) <ul><li>Religion- depicts Zachariah, a famous prophet in the Christian religion </li></ul><ul><li>Abstract concepts- shows what is believed to be two angels behind Zachariah </li></ul><ul><li>Fresco- it was done on a plaster </li></ul><ul><li>surface on the ceiling of the Sistine </li></ul><ul><li>Chapel. </li></ul><ul><li>Anatomy- gives a realistic display </li></ul><ul><li>of the human body </li></ul>
  9. 9. Doni Tondo (1507) <ul><li>Religion- shows the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph </li></ul><ul><li>Abstract- depicts what Michelangelo thought Joseph, Mary, and Jesus may have looked like together </li></ul><ul><li>Anatomy- illustrates realistic positions and movements of the individuals within it </li></ul>
  10. 10. The Conversion of Saul (1545) <ul><li>Religion- shows Saul, a fanatical persecutor of Christians, being blinded by a light from heaven </li></ul><ul><li>Abstract- illustrates God and angels in heaven shining over Saul </li></ul><ul><li>Fresco- it was done on a plaster that is now located in Vatican City </li></ul><ul><li>Anatomy- shows lifelike </li></ul><ul><li>movement and emotion </li></ul><ul><li>among the people in the </li></ul><ul><li>painting </li></ul>
  11. 11. Original Art: The First Sin (2010)
  12. 12. Conclusion <ul><li>Religion, imagination, fresco, and anatomy were huge factors in Michelangelo’s artwork. Combined with Michelangelo’s talent and vision, these aspects transformed him from a normal artist to a hugely influential figure in the art world. Today, he continues to serve as inspiration to many aspiring artists and gives many Christians a renewed perspective of the beliefs of their religion. </li></ul>