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The Greats of the Renaissance - Michelangelo - Part 1

Hosted by the Consul of the Athens Art for All Group
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Took place 1 month ago
Sat 06 Mar 16:30 - 18:00

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On a day like this, in Protected content , Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni, (6 March Protected content 18 February Protected content simply as Michelangelo was born. He 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.

We will watch the first episode of a BBC documentary (duration 1 hour) which covers his early years , from Protected content the end of his first period of his life in Florence in Protected content .

We can discuss afterwards as always.