Michelangelo Buonarroti Simoni In Lodovico (March 6, 1475 - 18 February 1564), commonly known as Michelangelo, an Italian Renaissance painter, sculptor, architect, poet, and engineer. Despite making few forays beyond the arts, the flexibility in the disciplines he took was like a high order that he is often seen as competitors for the title of a typical Renaissance man, along with rival Italian and his colleagues, Leonardo da Vinci.
nstrasi Michelangelo's unique standing, he was the first Western artist's biography published when he was still hidup.Dua published biography of him during his life, one of them, by Giorgio Vasari, proposed that he peaks of all artistic achievement since the beginning of the Renaissance, perspective continue to have currency in art history for centuries. In his life he was also often called Il Divino ("the divine"). One of the qualities most admired by his contemporaries is his terribilità, awe-inspiring grandeur, and it is the effort the next artists to imitate Michelangelo's impassioned and highly personal style that resulted in Mannerism, the next major movement in Western art after the High Renaissance .