Who is Michelangelo

Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (Italian: [mikeˈlandʒelo di lodoˈviːko ˌbwɔnarˈrɔːti siˈmoːni]; 6 March 1475 – 18 February 1564), known best as simply Michelangelo (English: /ˌmaɪkəlˈændʒəloʊ, ˌmɪk-/), was an Italian sculptor, painter, architect and poet of the High Renaissance born in the Republic of Florence, who exerted an unparalleled influence on the development of Western art. His artistic versatility was of such a high order that he is often considered a contender for the title of the archetypal Renaissance man, along with his rival, the fellow Florentine, Leonardo da Vinci. Several scholars have described Michelangelo as the greatest artist of his age and even as the greatest artist of all time.

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  • Brattletheatre: "a mystical cinematic experience.” – bong joon ho now showing • new from the director of le quattro volte! michelangelo frammartino’s il buco premieres thru monday at the brattle. watch the trailer & get tickets at
  • Mobiquotes: don’t say you don’t have enough time or enough money to change the world. you have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to helen keller, gandhi, michelangelo, mother teresa, leonardo da vinci and jesus christ.
  • C20thposters: published 30 yrs ago, this large format london underground poster was painted by rb kitaj to promote tube/bus trips to the v&a. the design was inspired by a cast of the dying slave, a sculpture after michelangelo that can be found in the v&a's collection
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The Storm
 by Coventry Patmore

Within the pale blue haze above,
Some pitchy shreds took size and form,
And, like a madman's wrath or love,
From nothing rose a sudden storm.
The blossom'd limes, which seem'd to exhale
Her breath, were swept with one strong sweep,
And up the dusty road the hail
Came like a flock of hasty sheep,

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