Paper 2 - Patrick Bakley General Humanities 1 Western Oklahoma State College Paper 2 ,,wasan ,sculptor,architect,poet,andengineer.

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Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni, commonly known as Michelangelo, was an  Italian Renaissance painter, sculptor, architect, poet, and engineer. Despite making few forays  beyond the arts, his versatility in the disciplines he took up was of such a high order that he is  often considered a contender for the title of the archetypal Renaissance man, along with his rival  and fellow Italian Leonardo da Vinci. Michelangelo's output in every field during his long life  was prodigious; when the sheer volume of correspondence, sketches, and reminiscences that  survive is also taken into account; he is the best-documented artist of the 16th century.  Michelangelo, who was often arrogant with others and constantly dissatisfied with himself, saw  art as originating from inner inspiration and from culture. In contradiction to the ideas of his  rival, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo saw nature as an enemy that had to be overcome. The  figures that he created are forceful and dynamic, each in its own space apart from the outside  world. For Michelangelo, the job of the sculptor was to free the forms that were already inside  the stone. He believed that every stone had a sculpture within it, and that the work of sculpting  was simply a matter of chipping away all that was not a part of the statue. Two of his best-known 
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Paper 2 - Patrick Bakley General Humanities 1 Western Oklahoma State College Paper 2 ,,wasan ,sculptor,architect,poet,andengineer.

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