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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  • 1. Michelangelo Buonarroti By Jaime Lin European History 10A
  • 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. accoMplishMents Great leader in Italian Renaissance Greatest glory: painting the Sistine Chapel began in 1508, completed in 1512
  • 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. 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. 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. 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. 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 . quot;What is the Italian Renaissance?.quot; Essortment. 7 Dec 2008 . quot;Michelangelo.quot; The Free Encyclopedia. Wikipedia. 7 Dec 2008 . quot;Michelangelo.quot; Michelangelo . The Artchive. 7 Dec 2008 . quot;Michelangelo Buonarroti's Paintings .quot; Famous Painters' Paintings. 7 Dec 2008 .