Michelangelo: Matter and Spirit

This film takes a look at artist, painter, sculptor, architect, poet and legend in the renaissance art world: Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni.

Michelangelo was one of the towering figures of the Italian Renaissance. He left behind a legacy of treasures in the form of exquisite art, sublime statues and beautiful buildings which has lasted till this day.

Some of his work entails masterpieces such as the statue of David, Moses, the Pieta, the paintings of the Sistine Chapel and much, much, more.

But who was Michelangelo? And how did he invoke such fire into his works of art, be it architecture, painting or sculpturing?

Michelangelo: Matter and Spirit sets out to understand the man behind the myth while going through his monumental renaissance art works.

Michelangelo: Matter and Spirit
  • Info
  • Release date1999
  • Full runtime
  • Director(s)Maurizio Gregorini
  • Part of the seriesGreat masters
  • Production companyVideoarte Totalfoto