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I, Michelangelo

by Georgia Illetschko

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Published by Prestel in Munich, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Italy
    • Subjects:
    • Michelangelo Buonarroti, 1475-1564 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
    • Sculptors -- Italy -- Biography.,
    • Artists -- Italy -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Georgia Illetschko ; [translated from the German by Ishbel Flett ; edited by Christophyer Wynne].
      GenreBiography.
      ContributionsMichelangelo Buonarroti, 1475-1564., Wynne, Christopher.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNB623.B9 I4513 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination159 p. :
      Number of Pages159
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3439930M
      ISBN 103791330799
      LC Control Number2005299542
      OCLC/WorldCa54777998

      Buy a cheap copy of Michelangelo book by Diane Stanley. 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 Free shipping over $ The book is long but that is because Michelangelo lived a very long life and worked on many projects. The text moves at a good pace. If you are not reasonably familiar with the period--for instance, if you do not already know who Charles V and Francis I are--you should probably start with a more basic book.

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      About Michelangelo’s Notebook. Life may imitate art but death follows it. While studying art history at New York University, brilliant and beautiful Finn Ryan makes a startling discovery: a Michelangelo drawing of a dissected corpse-supposedly from the artist’s near-mythical notebook. While this book shows artwork in a discreet manor, much of Michelangelo’s works show nudity. It is recommended that parent previews all works of art before sharing with your child. Some, such as the Statue of David, can be easily censored with a sticker or marker, while others you may want to .


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I, Michelangelo, Sculptor, Irving Stone Michelangelo's letters, edited and arranged chronologically to make an autobiographical portrait of the artist. Michelangelo's personal writings spanning 67 years. Contains more than letters and poems written to family, creditors, debtors, and bankers/5.

Michelangelo's letters made me feel as if I were right there beside him in Renaissance Italy. His letters prove the addage: The richer you are, the closer your relatives stick to you -- whether you like it or not. His family were always writing him for money handouts. I found it very interesting that in those days the father of a son was /5(3).

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The next best thing to I back in time, this dazzling presentation of Michelangelo's art takes us directly into his world, revealing how the Renaissance master saw himself and his work. In letters, poetry, and notes, Michelangelo's own words.

Michelangelo is a fascinating book. It goes into detail about Michelangelo's life and how he came to be one of the greatest artists of all time. I thought this book was really good. There were a lot of words, but it was written in a way to where you kept wanting to turn the page.

The illustrations made up for all the words. The pictures were great/5. With an engaging text by renowned Michelangelo scholar William E. Wallace, Michelangelo: The Complete Sculpture, Painting, Architecture brings together in one exquisite volume the powerful sculptures, the awe-inspiring paintings, and the classical architectural works of one of the greatest artists of all time.

Including everything from his sculptures Pietàs and David to his beautiful Cited by: 4. A book is not big enough to fit the magnitude of Michelangelo Buonarroti's artistic genius, th Son of a surly bourgeois father of noble descent, lost his mother at an early age, Michelangelo eventually becomes fascinated by the texture of marble and wishes to release, the trapped forms which, according to his neo-Platonic worldview, are already /5(2K).

The book held me transfixed from the first to the very last page. Two of my favourite artists skilfully brought to life in the pages of the book.

I wept for Michelangelo I felt his pain and his triumph. I cheered for Leonardo when he took back The Mona Lisa because of the love he had s: Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (Italian: [mikeˈlandʒelo di lodoˈviːko ˌbwɔnarˈrɔːti siˈmoːni]; 6 March – 18 February ), known best as simply Michelangelo (English: / ˌ m aɪ k əl ˈ æ n dʒ ə l oʊ, ˌ m ɪ k-/), was an Italian sculptor, painter, architect and poet of the High Renaissance born in the Republic of Florence, who exerted an unparalleled.

I read about this book in one of the back pages of The Last Templar (one of those advertisment pages for new books). I was happy that there's more books in the Dan Brown/Ray Khoury genre as I like the intrigue of "lost treasure" books.

Although the protagonist in this book sounds like a fun girl, the action was a bit too s: The Creation of Adam (Italian: Creazione di Adamo) is a fresco painting by Italian artist Michelangelo, which forms part of the Sistine Chapel's ceiling, painted c.

–It illustrates the Biblical creation narrative from the Book of Genesis in which God gives life to Adam, the first fresco is part of a complex iconographic scheme and is chronologically the fourth in the series.

Michelangelo first gained notice in his 20s for his sculptures of the Pietà () and David () and cemented his fame with the ceiling frescoes of the Sistine Chapel (–12). He was celebrated for his art’s complexity, physical realism, psychological tension, and.

I, Michelangelo book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In this vibrant, prismatic portrait of the artist and his work, Mich 5/5.

I, Michelangelo, Sculptor, An Autobiography Through Letters Hardcover – January 1, by Irving Stone (Editor), Jean Stone (Editor) out of 5 stars 3 ratings5/5(3). Read more about this on Questia. The Death and Life of Michelangelo: How the Renaissance Painter Became the First True Celebrity Artist By Gayford, Martin New Statesman (), Vol.

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This is a collection of letters by Italian Renaissance artist Michelangelo, translated into English around Irving Stone relied heavily on these letters when writing "The Agony and the Ecstasy" (), his epic biographical novel of Michelangelo (adapted to a Hollywood film of.

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Michelangelo's David is the perfection of the most famous statue in Florence and, perhaps, in all the world. In Michelangelo was commissioned to create the David by the Arte della Lana (Guild of Wool Merchant), who were responsible for the upkeep and the decoration of the Cathedral in Florence.

Traditionally, David was portrayed after his victory, triumphant over Goliath. "Prestel art books"--Jacket. Description: pages: illustrations (chiefly color) ; 33 cm: Contents: I, Michelangelo Buonarroti --The art of taking away- the sculptor and his stone --"I'm out of place here- and I'm no painter" --In the service of the creator- Michelangelo as an architect.

Series Title: Prestel art books. Other Titles: Ich. In his book Michelangelo: A Life in Six Masterpieces, Miles J. Unger examines the artist through these monumental works. The following offers a condensed history and description of each.

Pietà InMichelangelo was in his early twenties and had moved from his native city of Florence to Rome, "burning with ambition," according to Unger's book. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.“A book for which the word monumental might have been coined.” — The Independent on Sunday, London “At 18 inches high, Michelangelo: Complete Works will defeat most bookshelves.