August 19 2016
like 541 year old
M I C H E L A N G E L O
Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni
Caprese, March 6, 1475 - Roma, February 2, 1564
painter, poet, sculptur, engineer, architect, and a pure
THE RENAISSANCE MAN
You don't have to go to Italia to know Michelangelo. He and his
sculptures (DAVID, Pieta), Fresco paintings (Sistine Chapel and the
Creation of Adam), architecture (st. Peter's Basilica) and spirit
made a big impact on the development of Western art as we know it
Considered to be the greatest living artist during his lifetime, he
has since also been described as one of the greatest artists of all
In his lifetime he was o f people knew how hard I worked to get my
mastery, it wouldn't seem so wonderful at all.
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called Il Divino ("the divine one"). One of the qualities most
admired by his contemporaries was his terribilità, a sense
of awe-inspiring grandeur.
He was so passionate for creating that he only ate and slept when
He was a great poet and very devoted to God.
He was a big lover for life, nature and the beauty of (male) people
which he preferred expressing in marble, or liked tp paint it so
precise that it looked like it was sculptured.
This class we are going to devote ourselfs to art like Michelangelo
in a special way.
We are doing it upside down as if we are creating our own Sistine
I will take care of pillows ;)
SATURDAY August 20th
13:30 - 15:00
and / or*
SUNDAY August 21th
* :( sorry only class on both days if enough kids will attent.. So
please let me know BEFORE Saturday!