Michelangelo

89 years old

Background history

Michelangelo was born in Caprese, Italy. He became an apprentice before studying the sculpture gardens of the powerful Medici family. His career consisted of being a painter, sculptor, architect, and a poet. Michelangelo's parents' names were Ludovico di Leonardo di Buonarotto Simoni and Francesca di Neri del Miniato di Siena. Michelangelo was the second oldest out of 5 kids, whose names were Lionardo, Buonaratto, Giovansimone, and Gismondo.

Art Movements

Michelangelo was involved in the High Renaissance movement. He was not a creator or anything, he just contributed art. He influenced everyone by making special artworks during this movement. His name is one of the three most recognized names when the High Renaissance is brought up. Michelangelo was a great part of this movement.
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Pieta

I chose this one because I just like the way it looks. The sculpture itself is not colorful or anything which makes it that much cooler. I really like the blend of colors in the background. The background stands out to me the most. The values work very well and I really like them.