There are many other reasons Michelangelo was a true Renaissance artist. The Statue of David, one of Michelangelo’s sculptures, was said to be the most finest and most popular nude statue anyone has ever seen. This is so because it honored the human form which was banned before, and until, the Renaissance began. When Michelangelo painted, he used soft lines to make his paintings more realistic.
In the city of Caprese, Italy, Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni, the famous architect, artist, and poet was born on the date March 6th, 1475. MIchelangelo’s child...
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- Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni ( March 6, 1475 – February 18, 1564) an Italian Sculptor, painter, architect and a poet was probably the most important artist of the epoch of the Italian Renaissance, a period where arts and science changed from traditional to modern. He was the second of five children, whose parents were Lodovico di Leonardo di Buonarrotti di Simoni and Francesca di Neri del Miniato di Sierra. He was raised in Florence, and after his mother’s death he lived in Settignano.... [tags: Biographical, Renaissance man, biography, art]
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