David - David There are some differences between both the three David sculptures but the one that stands out the most is the era it was created

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David There are some differences between both the three David sculptures, but the one that stands out the most is the era it was created. Michelangelo’s was during the Renaissance, Bernini’s is Baroque, and Donatello carved his David during the Gothic period. David is very large in size, over fourteen feet tall. “ Michelangelo shows us a figure perfectly beautiful. And so we have the full flowering of the Renaissance idea that man is created in God's image. ( Bernini's David , para.5 ). Michelangelo’s David seems to be thinking about something very important, perhaps the meaning of life which was also a very common during this era in which people were constantly trying to figure out why they were alive. Bernini’s David , on the other hand, looks as though he is right in the middle of the famed battle with Goliath. The path to God in the Baroque era is much more direct, more emotional, more bodily, and that of course relates to the embattled position of the Church, which felt as though it needed to appeal very directly to the faithful.” ( Bernini's
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This note was uploaded on 07/24/2011 for the course AED 204 taught by Professor Tennial during the Summer '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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David - David There are some differences between both the three David sculptures but the one that stands out the most is the era it was created

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