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Famous ArtistsBill AndersonHigh Tech LearningFall 2007
MichelangeloMichelangelo was born in 1475 in Italy. He was known for his poetry, sculpture, and magnificent works of art.Michelangelo Biography - Biography.com
Michelangelos Significant ContributionsMichelangelo was known for painting the roof of the Sistine Chapel in Rome. This process took him four years to complete. Interestingly, Michelangelo was reluctant to do this. Information about the Sistine Chapel can be found at:http://mv.vatican.va/3_EN/pages/CSN/CSN_Main.html
Another Significant Contribution of MichelangeloMichelangelo was commissioned to do a tomb for the Pope in Rome, Italy by Julius II in 1503.
MichelangeloPerhaps one of Michelangelos most famous sculptures is of the Biblical hero David. A picture of the statue of David is shown below.
Vincent Van GoghPlace photograph Here
Be sure to tell where you located the picture here as well. Van Gogh was considered to be a pioneer of the art form of expressionism.
More information can be found about Van Gogh at the following link:Michelangelo Buonarroti: David
Van Gogh Interesting AccomplishmentsVan Gogh is known for his first masterpiece, The Potato Eaters, which is picture at the right.Another masterpiece for which Van Gogh is known is Sunflowers, also pictured to the right
Person B Significant Accomplishment 2Add significant accomplishment information in this box. Dont forget to put citation information in the notes boxes below.Put any clip art, links, or photos in the box below.
Additional Accomplishments???Some people also accused Van Gogh of being crazy.One of the most quirky things he is known for is cutting off his own ear. He was placed in an asylum for a time because he was growing increasingly mentally disturbed.
Some interesting sites to look at: The Vincent van Gogh GalleryVan Gogh InformationThe Art Encyclopedia Online
Leonardo DaVinciOne of the most famous painters to emerge from the Renaissance Era of history.DaVinci was a painter, sculptor, engineer, and architect.
Significant Accomplishments of Leonardo DaVinciHis first large painting was entitled Adoration of the Magi.In 1502, daVinci began service as architect for the famous house of Borgia in ItalyIn 1506, daVinci was named court painter to King Louis XII of France.
Leonardo DaVinciLeonardo DaVincis most famous painting is that of the Last Supper, pictured at left. This painting showcases the last meal that Jesus Christ had with his disciples.
Leonardo DaVinciPerhaps the most famous painting of all time, The Mona Lisa, was painted by Leonardo DaVinci
Picture taken from http://www.biography.com/search/article.do?id=9407628. Accessed 18 November 2007. www.ulib.iupui.eduInformation taken from http://www.biography.com/search/article.do?id=9407628. Accessed 18 Nov 2007 at www.ulib.iupui.eduPhotograph of Sistine Chapel taken from http://www.cedcc.psu.edu/khanjan/europe_images/014_creation%20of%20man%20-%20sistine%20chapel,%20vatican%20city.jpg Accessed Nov. 18 2007. Information taken from http://www.biography.com/search/article.do?id=9407628Photograph taken from http://www.artbible.info/art/large/338.html. Accessed 18 Nov. 2007 at www.ulib.iupui.edu. The Potato Eaters taken from http://www.vangoghgallery.com/painting/potatoindex.html. Accessed by 18 November 2007. Sunflowers is taken from the same site listed above.Information taken from http://www.biography.com/search/article.do?id=9515695. Accessed 18 November 2007 at www.ulib.iupui.eduAll information and photographs on this slide accessed from http://www.biography.com/search/article.do?id=9379482. Accessed 18 November 2007 at www.ulib.iupui.edu
All Information taken from http://www.biography.com/search/article.do?id=9379482. Accessed 18 November 2007 at www.ulib.iupui.edu.Cite your sources herePhotograph and information taken from http://www.ibiblio.org/wm/paint/auth/vinci/joconde/. Accessed 18 November 2007 at www.ulib.iupui.edu