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Unformatted text preview: • Michalangelo’s Nudes o Oak leaves – representative of the commission given to Michalangelo o Maybe angels maybe not • The Last Judgement – Michalangelo – doesn’t really want to do this job o Overall shape is like the ten commandments o Christ and Virgin o Souls being pulled down by demons into hell – mythological turn which includes Charon o Christ is beardless – Apollo type – his hands are in a rotation – with the right hand he blesses and left he damns so he is still condemning o Mary is skowering behind her strong commanding son o Empty skin may be michalangelo in a self portrait who is being tormented by in this case Pope Paul III because he forced him to do this painting o The men were all naked and then someone was hired to clothe all the people o Hierarchy of scale – Christ is huge o Angels struggling in the top round parts to hold the cross etc o As Michalangelo gets older he makes them wider o...
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This document was uploaded on 10/27/2011 for the course ART 188 at Miami University.
- Fall '08