How Did Michelangelo Influence Western Art

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Michelangelo was a renaissance man, meaning he was talented in many fields of work for his time and he was skillful in them. He was a painter, sculptor, engineer, poet, and architect, he is considered one of the most influential renaissance figures who applied an unparalleled impact on the advancement of Western Art.
Almost every one of his works that range from sculpting to painting rank amongst the best, even to this day; and his work is one of the most detailed and organized of his time given the sheer amount of sketches and plans that still exist to this day from more than 400 years ago, it is easy to say he is the best-documented artist of the 16th century.
When it comes to his preferences, he had somewhat a low opinion on painting,

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