Michel Learroti Research Paper

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I am inspired by Michelangelo Bonarroti because of the beauty of his artwork that is close to perfection. I am also intrigued by the fact that he excelled not only as a painter, but also as a sculptor, a poet, and an architect. He lived in Florence, Italy during the Renaissance and was known as the "Father and Master of All the Arts". He was very famous and loved during his lifetime that his name became a synonym of “masterpiece”. He completed artworks for nine different Catholic Popes. His most famous sculptures are the “Pieta” (which is today in the Vatican City in Rome) and the “David” (today in “Piazza della Signoria” in Florence). The “Pieta” was commissioned by a French cardinal that came to visit the Pope at the time and wanted the sculpture as part of his own tomb. The “David” was considered at the time to be so “perfect” that they could not decide a place to display it. He is famous for creating the fresco ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, one of the most stupendous works in all of Western art Michelangelo was so passionate and dedicated to his work that he kept working until the week before he died.…show more content…
Galileo was an Italian astronomer, physicist, engineer, philosopher, and mathematician. He played a very important role in the scientific revolution during the Renaissance. Galileo built on the work of others to create a telescope. With this telescope, he was able to observe the skies in ways previously not achieved. He discovered 4 objects surrounding Jupiter that behaved unlike stars, these turned out to be Jupiter’s four largest satellite moons: Io, Callisto, Europa and Ganymede. They were later renamed the Galilean satellites in honor of Galileo

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