Saturday, March 6, 2010

Michelangelo Buonarotti's Birthday!!!!

Happy Birthday Michelangelo Buonarotti!!

Not sure who Michelangelo Buonarotti is? Maybe this will ring a bell:

Yep. Hes the guy who sculpted David. Among other great works of art. In short he was an artist. Probablly one of the greatest and most famous artists of all time. Hes responsible for not only David but the ceilings of the Sistene Chapel.

Here are some little known facts about Michelangelo:
  • He secretly dissected corpses
  • He disliked Leonardo da Vinci
  • He did not really want to paint the Sistine Chapel ceiling because he considered himself a sculptor not a painter
Want to learn more about him?