Michelangelo Buonarroti created numerous masterpieces that had a part in defining Western civilization and that have been admired and studied for centuries. He is widely considered to be one of the greatest artists who e... More »

Michelangelo is important to the Renaissance because he changed the way the world viewed art and artists. His contributions to the era inspired others to see art and artists as valuable assets to the community. More »

The muscular system is fundamental to human life and humans would not be able to live without it. It is more than just a system that allows humans to move their limbs; it's also necessary for actions such as breathing, d... More »

Michelangelo was a painter, architect, sculptor, engineer and poet during the Italian Renaissance. He is famous for works such as the David, Pieta, The Last Judgment painting and depictions of scenes from the book of Gen... More »

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Michelangelo Buonarroti painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. He completed his work in October 1512. The Sistine Chapel's ceiling originally featured a starry sky painted by Pier Matteo d'Amelia in the 1470s. More »

Michelangelo, famed artist and creator of a number of masterpieces, was not blind. However, while painting the ceiling of the Sistine chapel, his health and eyesight drastically deteriorated due to eating only stale brea... More »

Michelangelo Buonarroti was an Italian Renaissance artist whose legacy resides in his most famous works: the "Pieta," "Moses" and "David" sculptures. He is renowned for his painting on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel i... More »