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  • Michelangelo's Last Masterpiece
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    Michelangelo Michelangelo is easily one of the greatest artists of all time. His name has been synonymous with the word masterpiece. Other artists works are no match for Michelangelo's amazing creations. He created works of extreme beauty, which expressed the full extent of the human condition. Yet even this great artist had problems. He was caught between the conflicting powers of the Medici family in Florence and the Papacy in Rome. His genius, unlike many other artists of his time, was recogn...
  • Statue Michelangelo
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    Michelangelo lived from 1475-1564. He was arguably one of the most inspired creators in the history of art. As a sculptor, architect, painter, and poet, he had a tremendous influence on his contemporaries and on following Western art in general. Michelangelo's father, a Florentine official named Ludovico Buonarroti with connections to the ruling Medici family, placed his 13-year-old son in the workshop of the painter Domenico Ghirlandaio. After about two years, Michelangelo studied at the sculpt...
  • Michelangelo's Statue
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    Michelangelo Buonarotti "Michelangelo Buonarotti was the most famous artist of the Italian Renaissance, and one of the greatest artists of all time". (Encyclopedia, pg. 398) Michelangelo was a sculpture, architect, and painter. He started to develop his talents, at an early age. Michelangelo was born on March 6, 1475, in the small Italian village of Cap rese near Florence. (Personal, pg. 1) At age 12, Michelangelo became an apprentice painter, to Domenico Ghirlandaio. There after he started scul...
  • Michelangelo To Sculpt A Statue Of David
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    Michelangelo BuonarratiAlex Moir/3-15-00 Per. 3/Mr. Mikulec The typical stereotype of artists of the past, is a lonely, tormented outsider, who creates his art through his pain and anguish. Well Michelangelo was just that. In fact the stereotype is modeled after him. He was an unsociable loner who didn't have many friends, lovers, or even assistants to help him. His temper and rudeness drove others away from him and kept him lonely. However, even though he was not the most likeable or social guy...
  • Michelangelo Left Florence
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    Summary Michelangelo was a genius. He was among the few, if not the only artists to create multiple masterpieces. His skills in art were not limited to just one medium, such as stone, but he exploited himself with paper, plaster, and stone. His talent was to an extent where he would be referred to as divine, during his lifetime. He truly was a sign of a Renaissance Man. Michelangelo was born to a well off family in a city called Cap rese, near Arezzo. His father was an official from Florence, wh...
  • Michelangelo To Rome In 1505
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    Michelangelo (1475-1564), arguably one of the most inspired creators in the history of art. As a sculptor, architect, painter, and poet, he exerted a tremendous influence on his contemporaries and on subsequent Western art in general. A Florentine-although born March 6, 1475, in the small village of Cap rese near Arezzo-Michelangelo continued to have a deep attachment to his city, its art, and its culture throughout his long life. He spent the greater part of his adulthood in Rome, employed by t...
  • Michelangelo's Painting
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    Michelangelo Buonarroti was one of the best artists of all history. The word "masterpiece" comes to mind with a mention of his name. Michelangelo's artwork was like none other as it captures the amazing beauty of the human condition. Michelangelo worked in a time of conflict between the powers of the Medici family in Florence and the Papacy in Rome. This conflicting period had a tremendous impact on Michelangelo's life. Michelangelo Buonarroti was born on March 6, 1475 in a small village in Tusc...

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