Essays Tagged: "Sistine Chapel"

Michelangelo Creative Essay. A letter to Michelangelo from another artist

also writing this letter to you to express to you just how much I admire what you have done at the Sistine Chapel. I am not just saying this because you applauded my works. It is with utmost sincerit ...

(2 pages) 89 0 4.6 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Government Funding For The Arts

reas. When we look back in history, we recall it through the greatest past achievements in art: the Sistine Chapel, the great pyramids of Egypt, Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture, and the works of Plato. Sh ...

(3 pages) 128 0 3.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: Art Essays

Comparing Leonardo Da Vinci with Michelangelo

t in sculptures only. On august 4, 1983, Pope Julius II Della Rovere told Michelangelo to paint the Sistine Chapel. Although never experienced with paint, especially fresco painting, he painted the wh ...

(7 pages) 234 0 3.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

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 Pope Sixtus IV in 1481. Which happened t ... . The chapel measuring in at 130 feet long and 44 feet wide - was a large undertaking to paint. The Sistine chapel particularly important to pope Julius II, since it was the site in which cardinals me ...

(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 ... rve?In both works the purpose is to show Michelangelo's interpretation of the biblical book. In the Sistine Chapel the frescoes are his interpretation of the book of Genesis, the story of the creation ... me of the finest ever carved. But he is best known for his magnificent murals on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. The most powerful element in his art after Cubism was sex. The female nude was his o ...

(2 pages) 45 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

How Far Does Renaissance Drama Endorse Providentialism?

roughout the world. Examples of this can be seen in the first printed bible and the painting of the Sistine Chapel, however it was also a time of great social turbulence as religious transformations w ...

(6 pages) 38 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Colleges and universities should offer more courses on popular music, film, advertising and television

tworks relating to these religions also have a profound effect. Consider Michelangelo's work in the Sistine Chapel at the Vatican, or the vast myriad of historic Buddhist statues throughout Asia, or t ...

(3 pages) 44 1 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Trip to italy preperations

m such famous painters as Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo and Raphael. I would also love to see the Sistine Chapel with its wonderful art on the ceiling and all around.I would like to go to Naples bec ...

(2 pages) 51 0 4.1 Sep/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Michelangelo breif histroy

the Galleria dell'Accademia.Michelangelo's Last Judgment, the large fresco on the altar wall of the Sistine Chapel, dates from 1536-1541--about 20 years after the famous ceiling frescoes were painted. ... ich they would be arranged is a whole story in itself. It is obvious though that the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel is one of the greatest works in the history of art.I feel that it the Sistine chapel ...

(2 pages) 30 0 0.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

Describe the life of Pope Julius II

Giuliano Della Rovere on December 5th, 1443, Julius was the nephew of Pope Sixtus IV, who built the Sistine Chapel. Although his relationship to Sixtus helped his early career, he was forced to flee I ... l, who painted his private rooms at the Vatican, and Michelangelo, who completed the Ceiling of the Sistine Chapel barely a year before the pope's death. Pope Julius died in February 21, 1513, ...

(1 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Buonarroti, Michelangelo

s is most likely the case. After completing David, he began the four year long task of painting the Sistine Chapel in 1508. The paintings in the chapel consisted of various scenes from the bible. He c ... . He continued his artworks by painting another chapel, and by designing a library. His work at the Sistine Chapel contained several nude figures, which were though to be the unacceptable by the churc ...

(1 pages) 25 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Michelangelo Outline For Essay

o Buonarroti Simoni 2. died on February 18, 1564 II. What Michelangelo was known for 1. painting A. Sistine Chapel 2. sculpturs A. Pieta B. Bacchus C. himself III. The career of Michelangelo 1. 1501-1 ... nd thirtyseven other beutiful sculpted masterpieces.3. was commisioned to paint the ceilings of the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican A. story of Genesis a. scenes from God creating the world B. story of ...

(1 pages) 19 0 3.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists


arch project about Michelangelo I am going to talk mostly about his statues and the painting of the Sistine chapel. I feel that these are the works of art that are really important in his life. The Si ... chelangelo came and started it.In the year 1508, Michelangelo was asked to paint the ceiling of the Sistine chapel. The Sistine chapel, when finished, had more that 400 life size figures on the ceilin ...

(3 pages) 22 0 3.0 Jun/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Michelangelo the sistine chapel frescos

1508 I signed a contract to agree to fulfill Pope Julius?commission on painting the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. I had bad feelings about thewhole thing from the day Julius commissioned me to paint ... he did not understand the reality of being a poor man. (Brandes, 274).My work on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel is now complete and I will return to Florence to practice there. I believe that I hav ...

(6 pages) 30 0 4.5 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Papacy in Perugino’s The Gift of the Keys

art historian Carol Lewine, whom in her recent book discusses the fifteenth century frescoes of the Sistine Chapel (65-74). I will be following her identifications, and adding to them my own interpret ... ations of the Arch of Constantine, which specifically "prais[es]…Sixtus for consecrating the Sistine Chapel, compares the Pope to Solomon," and asserts that Sixtus is "superior to the sage Jewi ...

(2 pages) 6 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

The Creation of Adam

The Sistine Chapel is located in The Vatican, Italy and was named after the Pope Sixto IV, who was respo ... and was named after the Pope Sixto IV, who was responsible for the construction of this chapel. The Sistine Chapel has many paintings on its walls and ceiling, but it?s the painting in the middle of t ...

(4 pages) 23 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Discuss political, social, and religious conflicts and their influence on the arts of northern and southern Europe in the 14th through 16th centures?

of the greatest works of the Renaissance such as Donatello’s St. Mark and Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel, still held to Christian themes.Along with Christian themes, artists turned to Greek ...

(2 pages) 57 0 4.6 May/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Agony and the Ecstasy

ng Charlton Heston, Rex Harrison and Carol Reed is a realistic fiction based on the painting of the Sistine Chapel. In this movie Charlton Heston plays young Michelangelo who is being forced to paint ... Charlton Heston plays young Michelangelo who is being forced to paint a mural on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in Rome by Pope Julius II, played by Rex Harrison. This movie is part documentary and ...

(3 pages) 714 0 0.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

From the Middle Ages through the Renaissance

aelangelo Buonetti, I have chose "The Last Judgement", which is a painting at the altar wall of the Sistine Chapel. The painting was done between 1537 and 1541. It illustrates the second coming of Chr ...

(2 pages) 643 0 0.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Art Essays

Age of Discovery-Architecture

f medieval buildings. The increase in symmetrical perspective resulted in architectures such as the Sistine Chapel, Saint Peter's Basilica and more.

(1 pages) 4 0 0.0 Dec/2013

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History