Michelangelo Buonarroti

Michelangelo Buonarroti - Tombs with allegorical figures of...

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Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564) 16:57 1490-92: Emphasizes the neo-platonic ideals Grew up in a Medici household Breaks boundaries of classicism: sculpture, architecture 1499: Rome-Pietá for a French Cardinal 1501: David for Republic of Florence 1505: Rome: Tomb of Julius II—Moses, slaves 1508: Sistine Chapel Ceiling…last judgment 1520-1534: Florence commission from cement VII for the Medici tombs and Lutheran library 1537: Capitoline Hill 1537: Façade and Dome of St. Peters Highly successful Architecture: Medici Tombs To hold Lorenzo the Mag, son Piero, Lorenzino, Juiliano Classical elements, but NOT classical look
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Unformatted text preview: Tombs with allegorical figures of night and day Figures on tomb are nuanced (dawn and dusk) Library Things seem inverted (not like classical style) Piaza del Campidoglio Designed buildings around it, the statures The whole thing is a harmonious renaissance outdoor space Urban planning and design Considered one of the great masterpieces of the renaissance Breaks with humanist art Seen in Piet√° Seeks emotional and sense of timelessness Defies historical depiction and classical norms Work is actually influenced by historical works 16:57 16:57...
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This note was uploaded on 02/07/2012 for the course HIS 333 taught by Professor Mazzaoui during the Fall '09 term at University of Wisconsin.

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