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    Giovanni Pico della Mirandola was an Italian humanist, philosopher, scholar, Neo-Platonist and writer whose main passion was the reconciliation of philosophy and religion. Giovanni Pico della Mirandola was born on the 24th of February 1463 to a wealthy and illustrious family and died on the 17th of November 1494. Being the youngest son of three boys, Giovanni Pico della Mirandola was mostly outlived by his elder brothers who took on presumably significant roles; his brother Antonio became an imperial

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    The Story of Michelangelo

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    Each person has a unique life on this world. We share experiences so that we can live but we all do things in our own ways. There are people that do nothing with their lives and there are others that do great things. In the time of the renaissance period there were quite a few artists but only one particularly person stood out and has done great things with his life. Michelangelo wasn't some original person, he was a creative, leader, rebellion, and over all a life changing person that wanted to

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    Michelangelo Influence

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    able to obtain an apprenticeship with a local painter named Ghirlandaio. Quickly realizing that Ghirlandaio was a house painter and just needed a crew to paint apartment complexes, Michelangelo was fortunate in being chosen by Florence’s ruler Lorenzo de Medici to attend the Humanist Academy (Motto:"It’s An Academy Just For Humans!”) where he studied under a bunch of Italians whose names all end in either “o” or “a”. It was here, at the age of 15, when most of the other boys were playing “Pope Tag”

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    Art History Timeline Ryan Spaeth LIU Post Later Ancient Art: 400 BCE to 200 CE Coffin and Mummy of Ta-Shery-En-Iset The coffin and mummy date back to the Ptolemaic Period, a golden age, which was from 305 to 30 B.C.E. The mummy has a painted and gilded cartonnage, whereas the coffin has painted and gessoed wood. Ta-Shery-En-Iset’s cartonnage mask and foot coverings are painted, and there are garlands on her chest. The coffin also has torus moldings, columns at the corners, and a jackal

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    Michelangelo Buornarriti

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    fearing that he may be viewed as a product of the workshop system, rather than being viewed as a genuine, original artist. After one year of being Ghirlandaio's apprentice, he was admitted to a school of sculpture set up by the ruler of Florence, Lorenzo de Medici. Founded in the gardens of Lorenzo's palace, Michelangelo was able to meet and study with many famous artists of that time. During his time at the school, Michelangelo carve... ... middle of paper ... ... leg (that he was painting) and

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    which is the effects of Venus 's creation. According to Artable, Botticelli was influenced by the antique Venus Pudica and that is why Venus in the painting has that certain pose. For the painting Primavera, it was thought to be commissioned by the Medici and was one of the largest mythological paintings in the early Renaissance. It has a humanistic nature and reflects contemporary cultural influences of the Renaissance. Some of the mythological creatures in the painting are Venus, cupid, Mercury,

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    Primavera is one of the most famous Renaissance paintings. Created in 1482 and sometimes called the Allegory of Spring, the Primavera, italian for spring, was commissioned by Medici family. At the time of the painting the Medici became a dominant banking family. Orange trees in the background are a representation of the Medici as their family crest contains oranges. The complexity and beauty incorporated into the work compel the viewer to enter Venus’s Garden. A halo of sky architecturally frames Venus

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    Essay On Michelangelo

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    then moves on and joins Lorenzo de’ Medici’s household, where he learns and studies with the painters and sculptors that lived under the Medici roof. As a sculptor Michelangelo carved magnificent statues, he was invited to Rome

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    Pico della Mirandola: A Great Philosopher

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    one of his most important teachers, Elia del Midigo (“Giovanni Pico della Mirandola” Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy). By now he was studying philosophy. He moved to Florence in 1484, while there, he became one of the most active members of Lorenzo de Medici's Platonic Academy, and he also became chief exponent of Neoplatonism. While in Florence, he increased his knowledge on Platonism (“Pico della Mirandola, Giovanni (1463-1494)). In 1485, he moved from Florence to Paris where the citadel of

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    Michelangelo Di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni Part 1: Michelangelo was an Italian Renaissance sculptor, painter, architect, and poet who exerted an unparalleled influence on the development of Western art. Michelangelo Di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni was born on March 6, 1475, in Caprese, Italy. He was born to a family of moderate meaning the banking business, his family had for several generation been small – scale bankers in Florence however his father, Lodovico Di Leonardo Di Buonarroti Di Simoni

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