Title: The Creation of Adam (Creazione di Adamo)
Artist: Michelangelo (Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni)
Year: 1508 – 1512
Period: High Renaissance
Style/Genre: Mythological Painting; Sistine Chapel Paintings
Notes & Analysis of the Artwork
Two different shades of cream, (Vanilla & Tuine) displays a scene that is larger than life.
- Displays the energetic movements of the lord.
- Background color, omnipotent mature.
The Green (Highland) presents health and morality.
- The majority seen with Adam shows human morality.
- A small ribbon connects to god.
- Lord’s importance within humanity.
- The thin ribbon represents human life, god’s powerfulness.
The Blue (Waikawa Gray) serves as Adam’s introduction.
- Welcoming and accepting Adam into gods embrace.
- The linking connection between their “almost” touch.
- Brings the sky to land.
The Burgundy (Van Cleef) represents the brain and power.
- Surrounding God and his angels, the powerfulness of the lord.
- God’s gift to Adam.
- A bleeding and living body.
- The consciousness of a human mind.
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