A sculpture of a great Italian sculptor, painter, architect and poet will be showing in an expo of Dubai .It will be a new experience for visitors. Although the director of the xpo told that here in Dubai Art lovers would see the replica of the sculpture up to the neck only but art lovers have to look up at the original statue at the Galleria dell ‘Accademia museum in Florence
The head and neck of the six-metre-tall sculpture, It is a nude statue of a man , Even Though in Dubai because of religious and social sensitivities full sculpture would not be displayed.
Theme of this expo is Based ‘Beauty connects people’,almost 200 exhibitors will participate from Italy . This was the first world fair to be held in the Middle East.Despite being coronavirus pandemic for more than a year , approx 25 million people are expected to visit
During the Renaissance period a great artist, sculptor, painter, architect and poet Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni was born on 6 March 1475.
At that time Italy had not emerged as a full fledged state . He was born in Republic of Florence , a state of Italian federation
Presently we observe the impact of his art work on most of the western artisans. In other word we can say that the development of the western art is influenced by his work
He was a versatile artist and had common over every section of the art
One of the most reputed artist of Renaissance Period
His well known and recognised work is Pietà and David,. He made this sculpture when he was only 29th years old . He made many frescoes. In his frescoes we see more influenceable colours were used . Modern art of the west had learnt basics of the frescoes from his work
His other work is the ceiling of the Sistine chapel in Rome, and the last judgement on its altar wall.
Mannerist architecture was His legendary work still the evident of Laurentian Library
At the age of 74, he succeeded Antonio da Sangallo the Younger as the architect of St. Peter’s Basilica. He transformed the plan so that the western end was finished to his design, as was the dome, with some modification, after his death.
Among all the Western artist he was only artist whose whose biography has been published during his life
Another western artist Giorgio Vasari had written about Michelangelo that his work transcended that of any artist living or dead, and was “supreme in not one art alone but in all three
The work of A great scholar of the renaissance period is perishable and the effort of Dubai’s art lovers is also the most welcome step . In such orthdux countries , the attraction towards art , if increasing , definitely is a good sign for Art and Architecture.
Even Though the organizer would have to face many difficulties to display the work of Michelangelo
In Dubai just because of the orthodux society . They would not be showing his full nude sculpture