His art featured enormous sculptures that illuminated with his style and technique. His style would consist of realistic expressions such as happiness,pain, and grief that were shown off with the positioning and structure of his pieces. Around the mid 1400’s Donatello began a partnership with a fellow Italian sculptor and architect, Michelozzo who also studied under Lorenzo Ghiberti. Together Donatello and Michelozzo crafted multiple architectural-sculptural tombs, including the tomb of Antipope John XXIII and the tomb of Cardinal Brancacci. Donatello 's most notable piece is “David”, being about five feet tall, David represents civic virtue winning over brutality and irrationality.
Leonardo da Vinci was an artist from Italy. He was also an inventor. Leonardo da Vinci lived from 1452 to 1519 and was an inventor, an artist, an architect, and an engineer. Leonardo da Vinci was one of the most versatile Italians of the Renaissance. Leonardo da Vinci’s famous painting were: The Mona Lisa, The Last Supper, and the Virgin Of The Rocks.
At the age of 14 Leonardo became an apprentice painter to Verrocchio. Not only was Leonardo a talented artist he was also a talented engineer. On the other hand Michelangelo was considered the greatest living artist in his lifetime. He also was a sculptor, poet, and engineer. He worked with Ghirlandaio who eventually began to pay him as an artist.
John Philip Sousa was an outstanding composer for many years. He had many different skills and characteristics that helped him become one of the best. How people liked his music and different pieces he wrote will be the other two things I will be talking about today. Sousa had many different skills and characteristics that led him to become well known and successful. One detail that supports this is he had experience in the U.S. Marine Band for 12 years which gave him outside skills for his future in composing.
Brunelleschi was most well known for accomplishing one of the greatest architectural feats during the Renaissance, under the patronage of the most wealthy Florentine families the Medici’s he succeeded in completing the dome of the Florence cathedral as well as developing the artistic technique of perspective.
Art history can be traced back to the Paleolithic Age around 77,000 BCE. I 'm every era, there is consistent of very popular paintings,drawings, and sculptures, especially during the Renaissance Era. During the Renaissance, there was an Italian painter name Raphael Sanzio da Urbino, who created amazing paintings with powerful meanings. One of his portraits, The Transfiguration (1516-20), reveals a lot about what every individuals believe in and how they are living their lives. The image itself is very detail and Raphael put an amount of effort to this piece of work for the remaining years of his life.
Leonardo da Vinci and Mona Lisa Writer, Mathematician, Inventor, Artist His full name was Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci but the world knows this famous artist as simply Leonardo da Vinci. During his time he was an intellectual and a leading artist of the Italian Renaissance period. His best known and most enduring works of art are “The Last Supper” and the lady with the mystic smile “Mona Lisa”. Da Vinci was born on April 15, 1452 in Vinci, Italy. He became interested in the laws of science and nature which helped him with his artistic endeavors as a painter, sculptor, inventor and draftsman.
Ghiberti had many famous works, but the most famous one was the Florence Baptistery doors or otherwise known as Gates of Paradise. Ghiberti started building the doors in 1425 and had finished them in 1452 (took him 27 years to finish the Gates of Paradise). He used bronze to create the doors. The doors were one of the greatest masterpieces in the early Renaissance. They were also very famous and influential.
Throughout history, art has held the power to change society. Michelangelo is one of history’s most talented and notorious artists. He was extremely skilled at painting, sculpting, and architecture. Even today, the vast majority of educated people have heard of Michelangelo because of his mastery. Michelangelo has left his mark on today’s culture by incorporating psychological insight, physical realism, and artistry into his work.
The most documented artist in his time Michelangelo , he always thought of himself has a sculpture, but he is famous for a lot of art such as the Sistine Chapel Ceiling and architecture building designs, he wasn’t famous for a lot of sculpture. How Michelangelo impacted the Renaissance era culturally and architecturally during the Italian Renaissances. Michelangelo is one of the most successful and admired artists of all time, in spite of the fact that he was born in Caprese a village in the province of Arezzo in Tuscany, Italy where his father, Lodovico Buonarroti was briefly serving there as a Florentine government agent. By the time Michelangelo was one month old he moved to Florence, he grew up without a mother she passed away when he
It was here that he learned the importance of “speaking architecture”, a form that his newest influence Marcus Vitruvius Pollio lived by. His discovery of Terra-cotta, a beautiful type of refined clay, would be used very much in his return to the states. It was at this school that he also fell in love with some Italian form of architecture. The use of pillars intrigued him very much, not just for structural purpose but for beauty. Something with beautiful form that also serves as an important purpose of function.
He restores the portrait medallion after the death of Alexander. He has a great relationship with Michelangelo and other famous architects. He also became the collaborator with Michelangelo. Because of his visionary ideas, the art at that time flourished. Art experiences a wonderful developing, so that he can remain many famous architectures and museums for people.
Art, the expression of human ability or imagination. Art is usually expressed visually, but should not only be limited to what you see, It can also be what you hear, or how a piece of art makes you feel. Art is timeless and today we still can appreciate work that was done many years ago. My favorite artist is Ed Roth. He was an artist, cartoonist, illustrator, pinstriper and custom car designer.
Napoleon was his most influential benefactor in France, “Though the actual number of French commissions remained small, the benevolence of Napoleon and of his satellites was of enormous importance on giving Canova the base of support that he needed in a Europe enthralled by Napoleon’s almost mystic power.”(P.22 Licht) During his life he was an “Italian sculptor, painter, draughtsman and architect. He was the most innovative and widely acclaimed sculptor of neoclassicism”(Oxford Art Online). Due to time period he was able to create civic and funeral monuments, portraits, mythology, sketches, and reliefs thanks to conflict going on in Europe. He is considered a neoclassic artist, however early signs of romanticism came into play. “Only the works of his early period in Venice, and a few isolated sculptures, such as the papal monuments to Clement XIV and Clement XIII and the statue of Paolina Borghese Bonaparte were exempt from this blanket judgment, because they were considered free of Neo-classical traits.”(Oxford Art Online) The Paolina Borghese Bonaparte Venus Victrix statue can be seen on lower right of page
The Chartres Cathedral is one of the most notable pieces of gothic architecture, and many people have been impressed and in awe of the cathedral since it has been built. This includes American filmmaker, Orson Welles. In his final film he highlights the Chartres Cathedral by saying: This has been standing here for centuries. The premier work of man perhaps in the whole Western world, and it’s without a signature: Chartres. A celebration to God’s glory and to the dignity of man (Orson Welles, F is for Fake) Orson, like many others, comments on the beauty and prestigious work that is encapsulated in the Chartres Cathedral.