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  Michelangelo Buonarroti - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni was born near Arezzo, in Caprese, Tuscany, Italy in 1475.
However, Michelangelo was raised in Florence and later lived with a sculptor and his wife in the town of Settignano where his father owned a marble quarry and a small farm.
Michelangelo Buonarroti, one of the greatest artists of all time, was not exactly a noble and humble man. Irritable, arrogant, and impatient, his perfectionism and expectations drove away many potential friends, and even provoked one would-be friend to hit him in the nose, crushing it "like a...
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Michelangelo Buonarroti
Michelangelo suffered unspeakably from the constant alteration of his plans; he was, moreover, beset by many detractors; the political disorders in his native city filled him with grief, and the years brought with them constantly increasing infirmities.
Michelangelo regarded the freedom of his native city as lost after the second return of the Medici from exile and the assumption of the control of affairs by Alessandro and Cosmo de' Medici.
Michelangelo, who was not a fesco-painter, exerted all his powers of mind and body, abandoning his preference for the effects of sculpture in order to express without assistance and in defiance of the envious, the full ideal of his conceptions in this unwonted medium.
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 Michelangelo Buonarroti Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Michelangelo was born near Arezzo, in Caprese, Tuscany, Italy in 1475.
Michelangelo's body was transported to the Santa Croce in a bale of cotton, in order to not gather a lot of attention for his last journey.
Michelangelo's systematizing of the Campidoglio, engraved by √Čtienne Dup√©rac, 1568
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 Island of Freedom - Michelangelo Buonarroti
Michelangelo Buonarroti, almost certainly the most famous artist produced by Western civilization and arguably the greatest, is universally viewed as the supreme Renaissance artist.
The remainder of Michelangelo's career was largely controlled by his relationship with the papacy, and from 1505 to 1516 the Vatican became the focal point of his artistic endeavors.
To a profoundly religious and humanistic Michelangelo the jolting breakup of the Roman church after 1517, the terrible sack of Rome by the troops of Holy Roman Emperor Charles V in 1527, and the final crushing of the Florentine Republic in 1530 came as disillusioning blows.
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 The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition: Michelangelo Buonarroti @ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Michelangelo drew extensively as a child, and his father placed him under the tutelage of Ghirlandaio, a respected artist of the day.
Michelangelo was known to be extremely sensitive, and he combined an excess of energy with an excess of talent.
Michelangelo's earliest sculpture was made in the Medici garden near the church of San Lorenzo; his Bacchus and Sleeping Cupid both show the results of careful observation of the classical sculptures located in the garden.
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 Encyclopedia article on Michelangelo Buonarroti [EncycloZine]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni was born near Arezzo, in Caprese, Tuscany, Italy.
Michelangelo's first designs for solving the intractable urbanistic, symbolic, political and propaganda program for the Campidoglio dated back in the 1530s.
Michelangelo provided new fronts to the two official buildings of Rome's civic government, which very approximately faced each other, the Palazzo dei Conservatori and the Palazzo Senatore, which had been built over the Tabularium that had housed the archives of ancient Rome.
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 Michelangelo Buonarroti
Michelangelo Buonarroti - Michelangelo Buonarroti painter, sculptor, architect Birthplace: Caprese, Italy Born: 1475 Died:...
Michelangelo Buonarroti: Architecture - Architecture In his architectural works Michelangelo defied the conventions of his time.
Michelangelo Buonarroti: Sculpture - Sculpture Michelangelo's earliest sculpture was made in the Medici garden near the church of San...
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 Michelangelo Buonarroti Online
Michelangelo's studio assistants included Francesco Granacci, Giovanni Angelo Montorsoli and Marcello Venusti.
It has been said (but I think this is just a story) that Michelangelo Buonarroti nailed some poor man to a board and pierced his heart with a spear, so as to paint a Crucifixion.
All images and text on this Michelangelo Buonarroti page are copyright 1999-2005 by John Malyon/Artcyclopedia, unless otherwise noted.
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 Michelangelo Buonarroti on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
VISUAL ARTS: michelangelo Renaissance riches: His vision inspires, his talent amazes in small, fine show at High Museum
"Fare una cosa morta parer viva": Michelangelo, Rosso, and the (un)divinity of art.(Rosso Fiorentino)
Art historian James Beck urges the Vatican to clean up its act, not Michelangelo's frescoes.
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 AllRefer.com - Michelangelo Buonarroti (European Art To 1599, Biography) - Encyclopedia
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