Essays Tagged: "Michelangelo"

Michelangelo Creative Essay. A letter to Michelangelo from another artist

It's written in a letter format from another artist, very creative. Excellent A+Dearest Michelangelo,It is with most sincere gratitude that I send this letter to you. I would, first off, l ... on your back sixty feet above the ground, that is astounding. Your arms must have gotten so tired. Michelangelo, you don't know how much I respect you. I just hope not too much paint dripped in your ...

(2 pages) 89 0 4.6 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Divine Status - The accomplishments of Michelangelo and why he is truly one of the greatest artists of all time.

The accomplishments of Michelangelo and why he is truly one of the greatest artists of all time good attention to detail an ... s over its fleshy surface to make sure it isreally carved of stone. Indeed it is. It is the work of Michelangelo Buonarroti, the greatestartist who ever lived.He was a sculptor, painter, poet, archite ... tectural designs andsculptures influenced many creators for three hundred years following his death.Michelangelo began creating at a very early age. By the time he was sixteen hehad already produced t ...

(3 pages) 346 7 4.5 Mar/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists


Michelangelo showing his religionMichelangelo painted frescoes on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, ... and made a sculptor of David. Both the painting and the sculptor point to the great deal knowledge Michelangelo has of the Bible. On the Sistine Chapel's ceiling he painted scenes from the book of Ge ... painted scenes from the book of Genesis, and David the person comes from the first Book of Samuel. Michelangelo has background with the Christian Church and did many sculptures and painting for the c ...

(10 pages) 308 0 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

An anylsis of Grapes of Wrath, The informer John Ford movies and Mr.Deed goes to Town, and Mr Smith goes to Washington by Frank Capra

believe in the American dream' John Ford'The megaphone has been to John Ford what the chisel was to Michelangelo.....Ford Cannot be pinned down or analyzed. He is pure Ford--Which means pure great' Fr ...

(11 pages) 133 0 3.9 Dec/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Sisteen Chapel Ceiling

ign of the Ceiling that are truly part of the architecture. The moldings were in the ceiling before Michelangelo began his project. All other architectural details on the Ceiling were painted by Miche ... spiritual or prophetic way. The ancestors mediate between the two in a concrete or biological way. Michelangelo was first assigned to paint the ceiling when he received a letter from the Pope. This l ...

(4 pages) 159 0 4.0 May/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

The Weapons and Armor of the Renaissance

the sciences, art, and the world as it began to emerge. Renaissance men, such as Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, Descartes, and Bocaccio gave contributions to society that are still apprecia ...

(19 pages) 149 0 3.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

A Detailed Biography of Henry Moore

arving in wood and modelling clay, and he consciously decided to become a sculptor after hearing of Michelangelo's achievements at the age of eleven. While at secondary school Moore's art teacher Miss ... n 1925 he went to Italy for six months to study the Old Masters, most importantly Giotto, Masaccio, Michelangelo, Donatello and Giovanni Pisano, visiting Rome, Florence, Pisa, Siena, Assisi, Padua, Ra ...

(14 pages) 163 0 3.5 Jun/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

this essay is about a biography of a popular greek artist and scientist

patial recesses in the painting Christ Healing the Blind man. Further Italian inspiration came from Michelangelo during the years El Greco spent in Rome, from 1570 to 1576. It shows he admired Michela ...

(1 pages) 57 1 4.0 Aug/2002

Subjects: Science Essays

This essay is about how to analaze art. it also discusses styles of art.

n, rather than historical facts. One piece that is noted is 'David'. By looking at the unique style Michelangelo uses combined with knowledge of the time, you can have a better understanding of the pi ...

(3 pages) 143 0 3.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

Michelangelo - his thoughts on the classical period vs. the gothic period

Michelangelo wrote about the architecture and artwork before the time of the Renaissance. He studied ... el for what they would have looked like before Germanic tribes changed the lifestyle of the Romans. Michelangelo did not appreciate the artwork of the Gothic and much preferred that of the classical a ... the classical antiquity. Though the two styles are quite impressive in their own ways, I agree with Michelangelo, and prefer the style of Classical Antiquity.The Roman architecture is remarkable in so ...

(2 pages) 40 0 1.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

"Leonardo da Vinci: Universal Genius" A general look at the life and accomplishments of Leonardo da Vinci

he history of the world. His genius influenced many other great painters of the Renaissance such as Michelangelo, Raphael, and Sandro Botticelli. Leonardo had many areas of interest. Some of these are ... e the only picture of him. As Leonardo Aged, much of his competition died. His only competition was Michelangelo who was 23 years younger than he was. Both of these great painters hated each other ver ...

(5 pages) 225 3 3.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Biography on Galileo Galilei

tist, he was born on February 15, 1564 in Pisa, Italy. The day Galileo was born was also the day of Michelangelo's death. Galileo is famous because he was the first person to use a refracting telescop ...

(2 pages) 121 1 3.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

a report about the life of lianardo Da Vinci

rn during the Renaissance and after his death he influenced many other sculptors, and painters like Michelangelo.Leonard was born in Vinci, Tuscany. Leonardo was a part of a very wealthy family. In th ...

(3 pages) 116 1 4.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Summary of "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" by T.S. Eliot.

s he is walking through it. He describes the street scene and twice talks about women talking about Michelangelo. He is too afraid to confront them and talk to them, and keeps insisting that there wil ...

(1 pages) 86 0 3.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The essay title is : a reflection on figurative nudes (usually used for art history class)

gender the body and look at the representation of 'body' rather than female body, one could look at Michelangelo's David. The body here becomes an object of miraculous beauty. He has looked at the bod ...

(4 pages) 132 1 4.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Edgar Degas

ted his vocation as a painter. Also, Degas' family, unlike the families of other great artists like Michelangelo, always supported his ambition to become an artist. This support was one of the best th ...

(1 pages) 48 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Heaney's "Digging " and "follower".

hands." (p 161)If Heaney's father was the Rembrandt of digging then his grandfather was surely the Michelangelo. Once again the reader is treated to a wonderful, sensuous set of lines:Once I carried ...

(6 pages) 140 1 4.1 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Michelangelo Sistine chapel how is it humanism.

Pope Julius II asked Michelangelo to paint the ceiling of the Sistine (sins-teen) chapel in 1508. The chapel was Built by ... II, since it was the site in which cardinals met to elect new people.Four three years (1508 - 1511) Michelangelo climbed scaffolding in the chapel to his perch about 65 feet above the chapels floor. F ... more then 300 massive human figures onto the 5,8000 square-foot ceiling. It was messy, tiring work. Michelangelo wrote the following pome vividly describing his daily agony.My stomach is thrust toward ...

(2 pages) 81 0 4.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art


What was the artist work about?Sistine Chapel: Between 1508 and 1512 Michelangelo created some of the most memorable images of all time on the vaulted ceiling of the pap ... floor of the chapel.David: The statue expresses not only the daring of the young hero, but also of Michelangelo himself, who established himself as a master with this work. This massive statue, which ... hich stands 17 ft tall, was carved from a block of stone that another sculptor had left unfinished. Michelangelo drew on the classical tradition in depicting David as a nude, standing with his weight ...

(2 pages) 45 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Short assignment on Lorenzo De Medici.

atronage of the arts. He contributed more than anyone, supporting such people Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo.Lorenzo continued his family's traditional patronage of artists, opening his house and ... d his family's traditional patronage of artists, opening his house and gardens. First Leonardo then Michelangelo and many others such as Botticelli, Filippino Lippi turned to him for aid and protectio ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History