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Michelangelo Buonarroti remains arguably the most powerful artist in the Western canon, and a touchstone for all artistic endeavour. Painter, sculptor, architect, poet, he redefined not only the possibilities of the imagination, but also of the image of the artist. He was the first artist to be the subject of a biography in his lifetime, with the publication of Michelangelo Buonarroti remains arguably the most powerful artist in the Western canon, and a touchstone for all artistic endeavour.
He was the first artist to be the subject of a biography in his lifetime, with the publication of his life in Giorgio Vasari’s “Lives of the most excellent Painters, Sculptors and Architects in “, where Michelangelo is presented as the divinely inspired culmination of the history of art. Unsurprisingly, perhaps, Michelangelo was dissatisfied with Vasari’s treatment, and encouraged his close friend and fellow-painter Ascanio Condivi to publish a rival biography. Condivi’s “Life” is an impassioned and intimate portrait of Michelangelo, which gives an unparalleled picture of the master’s life, work and personality.
This compelling narrative of genius and its struggles in the treacherous world of Papal politics and Italian wars remains one of the most fascinating and influential texts in art history. This edition reproduces the long unavailable translation by Charles Holroyd, and has 49 pages of illustrations covering the span of Michelangelo’s achievement, including many of the drawings currently on show at the British Museum.
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He is remembered today for his biography of his friend Michelangelo Buonarroti. This biography is divided into three parts: Condivu the Pope “Julius III”, to “The Readers” and “The Life of Michelangelo” According to historical micbelangelo at that times, there were a strong competition between Ascanio Condivi, from Ripatransone, the first and authorised biographer of Michelangelo and the antagonist Giorgio Va Ascanio was a moderately talented painter sculptor and architect from Ripatransone in the Marches.
A reason for their hatred is their geographic origin, one from a miniscule and unknown village and the other from the city. Most probably Vasari did not accepted that Ascanio was a friend of Michelangelo According to some literary critics Ascanio was the unique biographer this is proved by id biography and in particular when Ascanio reveals the intimate life of Michelangelo. Dialogue between Michelangelo and Pope Julius III “I’ve already told your holiness that this is not my art; all that I’ve done is mcihelangelo if you do not believe it send and see” P.
In the last paragraph summarise the noble soul of Ascanio Condivi: And with this I make an end” Mar 21, Kiely Marie rated it liked it Shelves: Michelangelo was so Extra and it really makes me laugh. Michelangelo transformed the status of the artist from hired craftsman to patrician artisan through his muchelangelo, ideals, and Condivi’s Life.
Vita Di Michelangelo Buonarroti
I do not wish to spoil this book for anyone, but I do offer one suggestion. Read the Introduction to whatever edition you have and pick up or find it on GoogleBooks a copy of Giorgio Vasari’s Most Excellent Lives to read his vita life of Michelangelo.
Because you will want to know what Vasari did and did not change following the publication of Condiv Michelangelo transformed the status of the artist from hired craftsman to patrician artisan through his art, ideals, and Condivi’s Life.
Because you will want to know what Vasari did and did not change following the publication of Condivi’s Life and Mikey’s death. Condivi’s Life is a true literary rebuttal in Michelangelo’s voice and pen as some believe. The Life of Michelangelo is a testament to the ideals of an age and a singular man.
As a contemporary biographer I much prefer Condivi to Vasari. He gives more concrete details of incidents in Michelangelo’s life and his praise is within bounds. The choice of illustrations in this edition is very good although the quality of reproduction is not up to modern standards. This edition was published in Nov 22, Joe rated it it was amazing. How could I not give this 5 stars?
Read in conjunction with reading Journals on Michelangelo. Currently writing an essay on how Michelangelo created himself, and did so through the crafting of elements such as this book.
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Sep 05, Sharon Barrow Wilfong rated it it was amazing. Biography of the master by a personal friend. Offers a timeline of his works as well as the personal touch by someone who knew him personally. Jan 22, Lia rated it it was amazing. I reverence Michelangelo, so how could I help but love a biography penned by a fellow admirer?
And one who actually spoke, studied, and lived with the Titan himself? Dec 20, Paula rated it really liked it Shelves: This is a great book about Michelangelo! I loved learning more about this great master. Heather Robertson rated it liked it Jan 20, Katie Chesbro rated it liked it Dec 27, Brian Kelley rated it really liked it Dec 10, Annie Costello rated it it was ok Oct 19, Gabe Herod rated it really liked it Feb 18, Chase Strode rated it liked it Dec 04, John English rated it really liked it Oct 02, Alona rated it it was amazing Dec 24, Kristin rated it it was amazing Mar 30, Alma Dz rated it it was amazing May 18, Kira rated it really liked it Nov 04, Christopher Evans rated it it was amazing Jun 19, Agi rated it really liked it Aug 06, Jeff Croghan rated it liked it May 26, Maggie rated it it was amazing Mar 27, Lili Kyurkchiyska rated it it was ok Mar 05, Margot rated it really liked it Jul 18, Emily Minehart rated it liked it Sep 10, Danny Lavender rated it it was amazing Jan 24, Sisi rated it really liked it Jan 12, Smith rated it it was amazing Jul 24, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
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