How to use Michelangelo in a sentence
Rodin was living in Brussels at the time, having just returned from traveling around Italy, where he was particularly moved by the works of Michelangelo.Rodin, a Cadaver, and the Scandal That Nearly Derailed Him | Erin Zaleski | November 19, 2021 | The Daily Beast
Michelangelo’s David, the Buddhas of Bamian, the Statue of Liberty and the Washington Monument are therefore outside the book’s purview.Why knocking down statues is a tradition around the world | Colin Woodard | November 5, 2021 | Washington Post
Without which the fusion of restoration, study, analysis, knowledge, experience, method and science to restore the harmony of beauty to Michelangelo’s sculptures could not be achieved.
When the Michelangelo virus appeared in 1991, he used his growing celebrity to predict doom for the world’s PCs, a tactic that earned him criticism for overstating the threat and scrutiny for fraud.John McAfee, software entrepreneur with outlaw persona, dies in prison at 75 | Glenn Rifkin | June 23, 2021 | Washington Post
The medium made famous by Michelangelo, da Vinci and Fra Angelico, frescoing is a delicate process that entails crushing pigments and painting them into wet plaster before it dries.Following a trail of frescoes in the mountains of North Carolina | Barbara Noe Kennedy | May 7, 2021 | Washington Post
But the flaws and peccadilloes of Renaissance artists like Michelangelo pale beside the misdeeds of patrons and pontiffs.
“I will soon make you finish it,” the pope declared, and to make his point clear, he struck Michelangelo with a staff.
Michelangelo tricked his patron about the David, but sometimes he was forcibly reminded who paid the bills.
Michelangelo would later claim that his teacher, Ghirlandaio, taught him nothing.
Italian painter Michelangelo Pistoletto is best known for his mirror paintings that serve as the foundation of his oeuvre.10 Works to See at the Armory Show in New York City | Justin Jones | March 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Opposite to it Michelangelo's David once stood, till it was removed in our own time to the Accademia, where it looks like a cast.Florence and Northern Tuscany with Genoa | Edward Hutton
He was certainly one of the earliest students of the famous cartoons of Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo.
Wellington was the Barême of war, Napoleon was its Michelangelo, and this true genius was conquered by calculation.
Hislonely men in shirt-sleeves leaning out of windows are as real as his ladies whocome and goTalking of Michelangelo.Instigations | Ezra Pound
There is a pitiful story told of the jealousy of the old Umbrian master for the growing fame of Michelangelo.The Story of Perugia | Margaret Symonds
British Dictionary definitions for Michelangelo
full name Michelangelo Buonarroti. 1475–1564, Florentine sculptor, painter, architect, and poet; one of the outstanding figures of the Renaissance. Among his creations are the sculptures of David (1504) and of Moses which was commissioned for the tomb of Julius II, for whom he also painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel (1508–12). The Last Judgment (1533–41), also in the Sistine, includes a torturous vision of Hell and a disguised self-portrait. His other works include the design of the Laurentian Library (1523–29) and of the dome of St Peter's, Rome
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Cultural definitions for Michelangelo
An Italian painter, sculptor, and architect of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. Among many achievements in a life of nearly ninety years, Michelangelo sculpted the David and several versions of the Pietà, painted the ceiling and rear wall of the Sistine Chapel, and served as one of the architects of Saint Peter's Basilica, designing its famous dome. He is considered one of the greatest artists of all time.
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