Michelangelo was born on March 6, 1475 (age 89) in Caprese, Italy. He is a celebrity artist. His full name is Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni. He died on February 18, 1564, Rome, Italy.
Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni, popularly known as Michelangelo, was an Italian sculptor, painter, architect and poet. He is considered to be one of the greatest artists of the High Renaissance period. Born in Florence, he lived with the family of a stonecutter from the age of six after the death of his mother. Michelangelo never paid attention to schooling and instead expressed an interest in painting and later became an apprentice to a painter before studying in the sculpture gardens of the powerful Medici family. Thereafter, he started focusing on his work, creating for himself a remarkable career as a painter and sculptor in the Italian Renaissance. Two of his most significant initial works that helped him rise to eminence were the statues of ˜Pieta' and 'David' which were recognized for their artistic technique. Subsequently, he was commissioned by Pope Julius II to design his tomb, a project on which he worked on for four decades. Meanwhile, after receiving much appreciation for his sculpted works, he was commissioned to design the ceiling of Rome's Sistine Chapel, a project which fueled his imagination to produce one of the most influential works in the history of Western Art. Some of his other major works include the design of ˜Medici Chapel' and ˜Laurentian Library', and the painting of ˜Last Judgment' on the altar wall of the Sistine Chapel which is considered a masterpiece. Michelangelo was the greatest artist of his time and his name has become synonymous with the best of the Italian Renaissance
He was the son of Francesca di Neri del Miniato di Siena and Leonardo di Buonarotto Simoni. His poetry was homoerotic in nature and was written to such possible lovers as Tommaso dei Cavalieri, Cecchino dei Bracci, Febo di Poggio, and Gherardo Perini.
He created two of his most famous sculptures, Pietà and David, before the age of 30. His painting of The Last Judgment on the Sistine Chapel altar wall and the Genesis scenes on the Chapel's ceiling became two of the most influential frescoes in Western art.
He was one of the architects involved in the creation of St. Peter's Basilica, succeeding Antonio da Sangallo the Younger when he was 74.
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As far as we know Michelangelo has died February 18, 1564 ( age 89)
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He and Leonardo da Vinci were two of the most influential figures of the High Renaissance.
● Michelangelo was born on March 6, 1475 (age 89) in Caprese, Italy ● He is a celebrity artist ● His full name is Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni● He died on February 18, 1564, Rome, Italy
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