Michelangelo- The Great One

This was a great glimpse at one of the truly great artists on Earth. One of my  personal favorites is Rodin, & Vincent Van Gogh, but that’s for another time. Oh, & Paul Gaugin & his glimpses into the exotic life of ” the South Seas ” as they were known. For another discussion / blog entry.

Michelangelo was dedicated, one can see the life that he infused his sculptures with.Genius, complete genius. & yet he was quoted as saying that the sculptures were within the stone, just waiting for him to knock away the unnecessary bits.

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They say that art should move you. Make you feel something. Make you want something. Make you think. A good work of art, a piece worthy to be called a “masterpiece”, is much more than just the sum of its parts. Every artist has a favourite work. Yes, a lot of us will claim there […]

via Michelangelo’s Masterpieces — Seeker of Truth

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