Hello and welcome to the Philosophy Shop. We have a beautiful gallery of
famous portraits and fine art prints with profound quotes from many of the
greatest minds of human history - making it simple and easy to find artful
intelligent gifts for friends and family (and yourself of course!).
We have purchased a variety of things (posters, journals, calendars, caps,
t-shirts, buttons, coffee mugs, etc.) and can confirm their high quality.
But most importantly, the daily experience of seeing these portraits and
words of wisdom is a cheerful reminder of the more noble and beautiful aspects
of our human nature & creativity.
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cool collection of clothing, prints and apparel!
Hope you enjoy browsing around. Cheers,
Famous Art Science Quotes Poster T-Shirt Gift Shop > Fine Art Prints: Renaissance Impressionist Erotic > Italian Renaissance Michelangelo Divine Perfection
|Italian Renaissance Michelangelo Divine Perfection|
Hello and welcome to our Online Philosophy Gift Shop of Fine Art Prints, Posters, Men's and Women's T-Shirts, Clothing & Apparel. Below you will find a short biography of Italian Renaissance sculptor, painter, architect, and poet, Michelangelo Buonarroti, (1475 - 1564), followed by 70 unique products printed with the Michelangelo Buonarroti painting, 'Creation of the Sun, Moon and Planets.' Section of the Sistine Chapel Ceiling (1509 - 1512) and quote;
'The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection.' (Michelangelo)
We hope you find our Michelangelo Buonarroti selection interesting and useful.
Karene Jade Howie
|Michelangelo Buonarroti Brief Biography|
Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (b. March 6, 1475, Caprese, Republic of Florence [Italy]--d. Feb. 18, 1564, Rome) was an Italian Renaissance sculptor, painter, architect, and poet who exerted an unparalleled influence on the development of Western art. Biography of Renaissance Artist Michelangelo Buonarroti
About the painting, 'Creation of the Sun, Moon and Planets.' Section of the Sistine Chapel Ceiling (1509 - 1512)
Michelangelo depicted nine scenes from the Book of Genesis, the first book of the Bible. Five of these are Creation stories. Closest to the altar of the chapel is the drunkenness of Noah with God separating light from darkness near the entrance. They were painted in this order, with Michelangelo said to have painted the last scene, the light and darkness, in only one day. They show Michelangelo using more freedom with his design as he painting them. They are designed to all appear the right way up when viewed from the entrance. History of Renaissance Architecture: Michelangelo Painting, Sistine Chapel Ceiling
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Philosophy Shop: Famous Portraits and Quotes on Posters, Tshirts, Clothing, Apparel. is UpFront
YOUR SHOP KEEPER: KARENE
My partner (philosopher Geoff Haselhurst) and I are building a large
philosophy website which is the source (and inspiration) for most of
the Philosophy images and quotes in this shop.
Below are some of our favourite philosophers / quotes and links to relevant
pages of our website. Philosophy (which is ultimately about Wisdom from
Truth and Reality) is important to our world (all proceeds from this
shop are used to promote our work on Philosophy).
Thus we also hope that you find our philosophy website interesting!
Cheers, Karene. (August, 2010)
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