michelangelo michelangelo  /ˌmaɪ kə ˈlæn dʒə ˌloʊ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) Florentine sculptor and painter and architect; one of the outstanding figures of the Renaissance (1475-1564)

News

  1. What Agency Creatives Can Learn From Dickens, Hemingway and Michelangelo

    CANNES, France—If you're going to have role models, you might as well aim high. At a seminar here today, BBDO's David Lubars and Andrew Robertson suggested that Charles Dickens, Ernest Hemingway and Michelangelo were, in essence, the perfect admen—or at least, possessed many of the skills that suit advertising creatives well. It was a fanciful conceit—Hemingway, for one, would have scoffed at it ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: AdWeek

  2. Photo: Where’s your Aspen Times?

    Contributed photo In partnership with the Aspen Institute, Friends of Florence hosted a trip to Rome and Florence to see and learn about Michelangelo’s life, his art, and some of the world’s most important historical sites in which his art is featured.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Aspen Times

  3. 25 Creepy Paintings of Renaissance Babies

    The Renaissance was a time in our history characterized by major cultural and scientific innovation. Aided by great thinkers such as Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo, it brought about the appreciation of beauty and the desire to create it. For that, we give them some serious props. But in that noble quest, one thing missed the mark — the ability to paint a cute, snuggly, human-like baby. It's ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Mashable

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Quotes

  1. "In Italy for 30 years under the Borgias they had warfare, terror, murder, and bloodshed, but they produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, and the Renaissance," says Welles, playing the villain Harry Lime. "In Switzerland, they had...
    on Feb 5, 2010 By: Orson Welles Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  2. "I doubt a lost novel by Shakespeare with a cover painted by Michelangelo could generate this much excitement," novelist Tibor Fischer wrote in the Daily Telegraph.
    on Jul 22, 2007 By: Tibor Fischer Source: Washington Post

  3. "If a man is called to be a street sweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry," King said. "He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth...
    on Jan 15, 2007 By: Martin Luther King Source: MLive.com

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