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Michelangelo and his times

by VeМЃronique Milande

  • 277 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Henry Holt and Company in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Italy,
  • Florence.
    • Subjects:
    • Michelangelo Buonarroti, 1475-1564 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
    • Renaissance -- Italy -- Florence.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 64) and index.

      StatementVéronique Milande.
      SeriesW5--who, what, where, when, why, A Henry Holt reference book
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsN6923.B9 M56613 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination64 p. :
      Number of Pages64
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL805486M
      ISBN 100805046607
      LC Control Number95042046

        Michelangelo was just 25 years old at the time when he created the 'Pieta' statue. Did You Know? For the Sistine Chapel, Michelangelo fired all of his . Michelangelo is a fascinating book! It goes into detail about Michelangelo's life and how he came to be one of the greatest artists of all time. I thought this book was really good. There were a lot of words, but it was written in a way to where you kept wanting to turn the page. The illustrations made up for all the words. The pictures were great/5(50).

      Michelangelo His Life, His Times, His Era book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for : Textbook Binding. Michelangelo: The Artist, the Man and his Times by William E. Wallace. In this vividly written biography, William E. Wallace offers a new view of the artist. Not only a supremely gifted sculptor, painter, architect and poet, Michelangelo was also an aristocrat who firmly believed in the ancient, noble origins of his .

        Michelangelo: The Artist, the Man, and his Times. By William E. Wallace. (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, Pp. xvi, $) Art historian William Wallace is unquestionably a major authority on Michelangelo who has published extensively on the subject.   Michelangelo: The Artist, the Man, and His Times. By William Wallace. Cambridge University Press pp, £ ISBN Published 10 December


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I cannot recommend it highly enough. While seasoned Michelangelo scholars will read this book, it's also for students of the Italian Renaissance at all stages of expertise/5(53). Most of the book is generated from Michelangelo's own writings, his poetry, records, and letters to and from fa After years of art history classes, looking at the man, Michelangelo, beyond the context of his works was refreshing, as I already know quite a lot aesthetically about his pieces.4/5.

Michelangelo’s ambitions are evident in his writing, dress, and comportment, as well as in his ability to befriend, influence, and occasionally say “no” to popes, kings, and princes.

Written from the words of Michelangelo and his contemporaries, this biography not only tells his own stories but also brings to life the culture and society Price: $ Written from the words of Michelangelo and his contemporaries, this biography allows the artist to tell his own story, placing him firmly in his times, among family, friends, popes and patrons.

Imagine Rome in oror the marble quarries in This book takes you there. "Michelangelo, The Artist, the Man, and His Times" is a vital and seminal work. I cannot recommend it highly enough. While seasoned Michelangelo scholars will read this book, it's also for students of the Italian Renaissance at all stages of expertise.

Better to start off right to avoid unlearning the myths of lesser by: 6. My copy of "Michelangelo The Artist, the Man, and His Times" is covered with marginalia. "Michelangelo, The Artist, the Man, and His Times" is a vital and seminal work. I cannot recommend it highly enough.

While seasoned Michelangelo scholars will read this book, it's also for students of the Italian Renaissance at all stages of s: Michelangelo's ambitions are evident in his writing, dress and comportment, as well as in his ability to befriend, influence and occasionally say 'no' to popes, kings and princes.

Written from the words of Michelangelo and his contemporaries, this biography not only tells his own stories, but also brings to life the culture and society of Cited by: 6. Michelangelo first gained notice in his 20s for his sculptures of the Pietà () and David () and cemented his fame with the ceiling frescoes of the Sistine Chapel (–12).

He was celebrated for his art’s complexity, physical realism, psychological tension, and. There was an epic sweep to Michelangelo's life. At 31 he was considered the finest artist in Italy, perhaps the world; long before he died at almost 90 he was widely believed to be the greatest sculptor or painter who had ever lived (and, by his enemies, to be an arrogant, uncouth, swindling miser).Reviews: Michelangelo's works in every field was prodigious.

When the sheer volume of correspondence, sketches, and reminiscences that survive is also taken into account, he is the best-documented artist of the 16th century. Two of his best-known works, the Pietà and David, were sculpted before he Cited by: 2.

Get this from a library. Michelangelo: the artist, the man, and his times. [William E Wallace; Michelangelo Buonarroti] -- Overview: Michelangelo is universally recognized to be one of the greatest artists of all time.

In this vividly written biography, William. His books include Discovering Michelangelo: The Art Lover's Guide to Understanding Michelangelo's Masterpieces; Michelangelo: The Artist, the Man, and His Times; and Michelangelo at San Lorenzo.

"Wallace brilliantly evokes the day-to-day life of the project as Michelangelo struggled to resolve its many difficulties, which included dealing with. Get this from a library. Michelangelo and his times. [Véronique Milande] -- Historical background about Michelangelo's sculpting style and the painting of the Sistine Chapel.

Learn about art, architecture, food, fashion, history, politics, people, places, literature, and. He teaches Renaissance art and architectureand is an internationally recognized authority on Michelangelo and his contemporaries. In addition to more than 90 essays, chapters and articles (as well as two short works of fiction), he is the author and editor of eight different books on Michelangelo, including Michelangelo at San Lorenzo: the Genius as Entrepreneur (Cambridge,   "Michelangelo, The Artist, the Man, and His Times" is a vital and seminal work.

I cannot recommend it highly enough. While seasoned Michelangelo scholars will read this book, it's also for students of the Italian Renaissance at all stages of expertise.

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Wallace offers a substantially new view of the artist. Not only a supremely gifted sculptor, painter, architect, and poet, Michelangelo was also an aristocrat who firmly believed in the ancient and noble origins of his family.3/5(2).

Early life, – Michelangelo was born on 6 March in Caprese, known today as Caprese Michelangelo, a small town situated in Valtiberina, near Arezzo, Tuscany. For several generations, his family had been small-scale bankers in Florence; but the bank failed, and his father, Ludovico di Leonardo Buonarroti Simoni, briefly took a government post in Caprese, where Michelangelo was born.

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