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Unformatted text preview: San Lorenzo, Florence, Italy Michelangelo at San Lorenzo, Florence Michelangelo is aware of the genius of Brunelleschi at San Lorenzo. M. uses the same material palate: pietra serena and a light wall Pietra serena is used for architectural details to make geometry visible. Changes proportions to change perceptions of space. Upsets, agitates the harmony of Brunelleschi to demonstrate his own genius. Leo X Medici commissions Medici Chapel (New Sacristy) Clement VII Medici commissions Laurentian Library Sacristies, San Lorenzo, Florence, Italy Right:Old Left: New New Sacristy, San Lorenzo, Florence, Italy Michelangelo begun 1519 New Sacristy, San Lorenzo, Florence, Italy Michelangelo begun 1519 Similar plan and material palate Similar hemispherical dome on pendentives cubic lower space but additional level between stretches on the vertical Crowding of the detailing Tombs on either side: Giuliano and Lorenzo de Medici Giuliano is the active life: with Day and Night on volutes of sarcophagus Lorenzo is the meditative (melancholy) with Dawn and Evening on vollutes NeoPlatonic Program New Sacristy, San Lorenzo, Florence, Italy Michelangelo begun 1519 New Sacristy, San Lorenzo, Florence, Italy Michelangelo begun 1519 New Sacristy, San Lorenzo, Florence, Italy Michelangelo begun 1519 Day and Nigh Tomb of Giuliano de Medici San Lorenzo, Florence, Italy Laurentian Library, Florence, Italy Michelangelo begun 1524 Laurentian Library, Florence, Italy...
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