By: Brayden Moreno
Birth- March 6th, 1475, Caprese, Italy.
Parents- Son of Lodovico Buonarroti and Francesca
Occupations- Artist, Sculptor, Architect, Studied anatomy.
Education- He was apprenticed to Ghirlandaio, the Medici's helped with his study of vital renessiance artists, who inspired Michelangelo greatly.
Where he spent most of his life- In Rome and Florence Italy.
Lifestyle- When he was slowly becoming popular he was always moving from place to place. He had a good education.
Artwork- Statue of David, The Last Judgement painting, the dome that topped St. Peters Basilica.
Patrons- The Medici
Fame- "Michelangelo was one of the first artists to attain a degree of popular celebrity in his own lifetime"(Gale 1).
- Before he died he already had 3 biographies written about him.(Gale 1)
"The Creation of Adam"
-In 1511 Michelangelo created a painting called "The Creation of Adam".
-The painting was painted on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in rome.
-It signifies the creation of man, it also started a new trend of creating artwork on ceilings of important buildings.
-This piece is very interesting because it was painted high ontop of a ceiling and it is a very detailed painting, it is very exquisite.
- This piece relates to Humanism, because it focuses on skills and talent because it took a lot of talent to paint and skill to paint it on a ceiling.