The Creation of Adam

By: Jazlyn Hurt-Green, Paola Sanchez, & Fernanda Gonzalez

Artist Biography

Michelangelo was born in Caprese, Italy on March 6, 1475. He was one of the most famous artists during the Italian Renaissance. Besides being a painter he was also a poet, sculptor, and an architect. He died in 1864 in Rome.

Funding Of the Art

Who? Pope Julius II

Why? To build Pope's Tomb

Original Paninting

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Multiple Renderings

Key Attributes

All the angles in the heavens are a witness to God's creation

God is leaving Adam.

This is the last touch God and Adam shared.

God is opening up the Heavens.

The painting took Michelangelo 40 years to complete.

Never finished to Michelangelo's satisfaction.

Medieval Art Vs. Renaissance

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Compare and Contrast

Medieval art is very unrealistic compared to Renaissance Art. Although they both focus on capturing a thought in time and relates to an religious concept
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