Sunday, 5 May 2013

Miguel Angel


Michelangelo Buonarroti was born in 1475 in Italy. He was an Italian Renaissance architect, sculptor and painter. He is considered as a great artist for his paints and his architectural work. He was the first artist to be published two biographies in life. He was known as “The divine”.

Since he was young, he expressed their artistic skills to the sculpture, a discipline in which he began to shine. He was Domenico  and  Davide di Tomaso di Currado’s Apprentice for a one year. His mother died in 1481, when Michelangelo was six and his father did not has a permanent job. Miguel  Angel wanted to be an artist and this caused problems with his father because he thought that there wasn’t future in art. The artist was homosexual and had relationships with several young people, as Cecchino dei Bracci, for whom he had great affection.

His main achievement was his work of art in “La Basílica de San Pedro del Vaticano.” 
He dies in 1564 when he was 88 years old. He is one of the most important and recognized painter and sculptor in the history because of his great works. 

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