Sun-symbolism and cosmology in Michelangelo"s Last Judgment by Valerie Shrimplin

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Published by Thomas Jefferson University Press in Kirksville, Mo .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Michelangelo Buonarroti, -- 1475-1564.,
  • Michelangelo Buonarroti, -- 1475-1564.,
  • Cosmology in art.,
  • Symbolism in art.,
  • Judgment Day in art.

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Statementby Valerie Shrimplin.
SeriesSixteenth century essays & studies -- v. 46
Classifications
LC ClassificationsND623.B9
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 375 p. :
Number of Pages375
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19760578M
ISBN 100940474557

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I like it, but it tackles such a varied range of sources that it raises a lot of intriguing questions. Certainly more than can be covered in one blog post so, for now, I’ll leave them for a later post. A cosmological interpretation of Michelangelo's Last Judgment proposes new sources for the circular design of the fresco around a central Apollonian Sun-Christ.

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It is argued that Copernicus’ theory of the sun-centred universe is a key underlying theme in Michelangelo’s fresco of the Last Judgment in the Sistine Chapel. Michelangelo's revolutionary design, depicting Christ as an Apollonian 'sun-god' positioned in the centre of a dramatic circular composition, seems relate to Copernicus’s theory of the sun-centred universe - providing important.

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Overall Sun Symbolism and Cosmology in Michelangelo’s “Last Judgment” successfully illustrates the history and general importance of solar symbolism in the Italian Renaissance—it is the first general study of this important topic—while suggesting the influence such symbolic genres might have had on Michelangelo.

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