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    sculpture; sculpture is bad the more it approaches painting”. In fact, when Pope Julius II ordered Michelangelo to decorate the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in fresco, Michelangelo rebelled. The Sistine Chapel is an example of Michelangelo’s impatience with others as previously mentioned. In the fall of 1508 Michelangelo began the painting of the Sistine ceiling, calling on assistance from Giuliano Bugiardini, Aristotile da Sangallo, Francesco Granacci and several laborers. However, the work that

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    Michelangelo’s work in the Sistine Chapel is one of the greatest pieces of fresco work in the Italian Renaissance. Every year millions of people travel to the Vatican to see this impressive work . Not only is the Sistine Chapel an attraction for art lovers, but for Christians the Sistine Chapel is considered one of the holiest chapels in our world today . However, the Sistine Chapel like any other works of art was designed to send a message to its viewers. Like most art commissioned by the Catholic

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    a. In Renaissance a.a. Sistine Chapel, Vatican City Originally, the Sistine Chapel's vaulted ceiling was painted blue and covered with golden stars. The walls were adorned with frescoes by different artists, such as Pietro Perugino, who painted Christ delivering the keys to St. Peter there in 1482. The ceiling program, which was probably formulated with the help of a theologian from the Vatican, is centered around several scenes from the Old Testament beginning with the Creation of the World and

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    famous artists of the Italian Renaissance. Commissioned by Pope Julius II in 1508, Michelangelo was asked to repaint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, originally representing golden stars on a dark blue sky. At the time, Michelangelo was a more developed sculptor than a painter, but he agreed anyway. Michelangelo’s masterpiece on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel was finished in four years. On nine frescoes of the ceiling, Michelangelo depicts the book of Genesis, the first book of the Bible. From

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    The Sistine chapel was built between the years of 1475 and 1483 in Vatican City and is named after the pope who had the chapel built, Sixtus IV. One of the most impressive things about the Sistine chapel and one of the most famous works of art in history is Michelangelo’s painting on the ceiling of the chapel. The project was completed using fresco. In 1508 Michelangelo was requested by Pope Julius II to repaint the chapel. The Chapel at the time was painted with a blue sky and gold stars. Pope Julius

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    The restoration of the Sistine Chapel in the 1980’s and 90’s was very controversial. This issue began because Michelangelo, the painter of the Sistine Chapels ceiling, did the painting as a fresco. This means that the paint was absorbed in the wall, thus becoming part of the wall itself. Like many other walls and building, over time they began to crack and deteriorate. During the time of the consideration of the restoration of the chapel, the fresco had been up for over 500 years. As one would expect

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    contemporary artists. Michelangelo grew up and was first exposed to stone carving, “he regarded himself first and foremost as a sculptor.” (FIERO) Michelangelo was commissioned by Pope Julius II Della Rovere in 1508 to repaint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel frescoed earlier by Piero Matteo d'Amelia with a star-spangled sky.

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    Count: 1000 Michelangelo and the Sistine Chapel Research Paper Michelangelo was and still is a famous painter and sculptor from the 1400's to the 1500's. One of his most popular works is the Sistine Chapel, it was created in between 1508 to 1512. The Sistine Chapel is among one of the most famous interior paintings in the world. Many doubted hoped that he would fail not be able to do so because they did not believe that he fit the part. The Sistine Chapel ceiling was originally painted

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    The Sistine Chapel and the Creation of Adam Michelangelo(1475-1564) The sistine Chapel and mainly the Creation of Adam fresco are treasures to the world of art, Michelangelo the creator brought his discipline of sculpting into painting the frescoes and the human silhouette. The story of the Sistine Chapel starts with the building itself, built in 1473 under the supervision of Giovannino de Dolci. It is located in Vatican, Which is almost like the capital for catholicism. Vatican

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    The Sistine Chapel is one of the most beautiful artworks known to man, but who knew that so many secrets could be hidden in the artwork that covers the ceilings and walls of the sacred church. The Sistine Chapel was falling apart and after getting it fixed church needed someone to decorate the inside with the most intelligent strokes of a paint brush. After searching Pope Julius ll chose the famous artist Michelangelo to paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. Michelangelo may or may not have wanted

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