Artist and sculpture
Michelangelo painted the ceiling of the Sistine chapel. He sculpted David and carved Madonna of the stairs.
Impact on Today
Influenced the world in several ways: For one, his paintings and sculptures were years ahead. He also taught the world to appreciate each other.
His years with the Medici family, in 1489 to 1492 permitted him access to the social elite of Florence allowing him to study under the the respected sculpture Bertoldo di Giovanni and expected him to prominent poets, scholars, and learned humanists. He obtained permission from the catholic church to study cadavers for insight into anatomy thought expostulate corpses had an adverse effect on his health.
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