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Michelangelo Buonarroti


is arguably one of the most inspired creators in the history of art and the most potent force in the Italian High Renaissance. As a sculptor, architect, painter, and poet, he exerted a tremendous influence on his contemporaries and on subsequent Western art in general.
Michelangelo was born March 6, 1475, in the small village of Caprese
near Arezzo. He lived during the Italian High Renaissance. Although he
was born in Caprese, he lived in Florentine. There he created some of the
most spectacular works of art ever. One in particular was the statue David.
Michelangelo had a serious reason for creating this statue. He made this
statue to show the people who David, the Old Testament ...

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front of the
Palazzo Vecchio, the Florentine town hall.

With this statue, Michelangelo proved to his contemporaries that he
not only surpassed all modern artists, but also the Greeks and Romans, by
infusing formal beauty with powerful expressiveness and meaning.

Michelangelo’s David does not make me feel a certain way. It is
simply a magnificent statue. This statue does not have a certain mood.
David is a statue of David in the nude looking off into the distance. The
color is white, so it does not show any mood through its color. This work of
art is a realistic figure of David.

The statue is a masterful work of art. There was a lot of details put
into David. His muscles are very visible and detailed. This statue is
breathtaking and worthy of being mentioned as one of the greatest works of
art ever. If you were to look at David, you could mistake it for a very pale,
but live, human. It is so realistic, it looks almost lifelike. ...

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Added: 1/3/2005 02:00:04 AM
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