Compare And Contrast Michelangelo And Van Gogh

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Student’s Name Professor’s Name Course Date Michelangelo and Vincent Van Gogh The Renaissance period was a time of artistry and creativity. It featured the development of new forms of art and architecture. It was a time that followed the middle ages in Europe and saw plenty of revival of interest in the classical values and learning of ancient Rome and Greece. The Renaissance developed against a backdrop of prosperity and political stability. The advent of new technology that included the printing press contributed to the healthy development of the economy and industry. There was a new system of astronomy in the world of science and geography. Scientists were at the start of world exploration and the discovery of new continents like Africa and the Americas. Developments in music, art, philosophy, and literature complimented the developments in technology and innovation (Emison 2004). The Renaissance period was a great time to be born, and…show more content…
Michelangelo is one of the greatest Italian artistic minds that lived in the middle ages. He was born Michelangelo diLodovico Buonarroti Simoni. He lived in the time of the Italian Renaissance. Some of the most notable works associated with the artist includes the Pieta, the ceiling paintings of the Sistine Chapel and the sculpture of David. Michelangelo was born to Francesca Neri and Leonardo di Buonarroti. He was born in 1475 in Caprese Italy. The father of Michelangelo was a magistrate in the town of Caprese at the time of his birth. After he was born, the father moved the family to another city, Florence. After the father had moved the family to Florence, the mother became ill and this forced young Michelangelo to grow with a stonecutter. The family later lived in Settignano. The mother then succumbed to death for her health condition. The end of his mother influenced the young artist and the effect of his mother's
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