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Michelangelo: Life and Work PDF

Frank Zollner


Il divino is a glorious exploration of Michelangelos complete works. Before reaching the tender age of thirty, Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564) had already sculpted David and Pieta, two of the most famous sculptures in the entire history of art. Like fellow Florentine Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo was a shining star of the Renaissance and a genius of consummate virtuosity. His achievements as a sculptor, painter, draughtsman, and architect are unique - no artist before or after him has ever produced such a vast, multi-faceted, and wide-ranging oeuvre. Only a handful of other painters and sculptors have attained a comparable social status and enjoyed a similar artistic freedom. This is demonstrated not only by the frescoes of the Sistine Chapel but also by Michelangelos monumental sculptures and his unconventional architectural designs, whose forms went far beyond the accepted vocabulary of his day. Such was his talent that Michelangelo was considered a demigod by his contemporaries and was the subject of two biographies during his lifetime. Adoration of this remarkable mans work has only increased on the intervening centuries. Following the success of our XL title Leonardo da Vinci, Taschen brings you this massive tome that explores Michelangelos life and work in more depth and detail than ever before. The first part concentrates on the life of Michelangelo via an extensive and copiously illustrated biographical essay

The volume begins with overviews of Michelangelo's life and work and contains more focused essays on the artist's political thought and his chief biographers, Ascanio Condivi and Giorgio Vasari. Other articles survey Michelangelo's early career and principal works, including the Rome "Piet," the "David, " the "Doni Tondo," and his commission to paint the "Battle of Cascina" in …

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