Michelangelo is an Italian sculpture and architect along with being a poet and a painter who lived to be 89 years old.
He lived in Florence, Italy.
He was considered the greatest living artiest of his time.
Michelangelo's Master Pieces
David is a sculpture that he made and is one of his most famous pieces. It's made from marble and he worked on it for about 3 years.
This is the Sistine Chapel ceiling which he painted.
Where to find his work
You can find his work all over Florence, Italy some of his pieces can also be found in Paris, Rome and other museumes all over the world.
Gallerie dell'Accademia is a museum where the statue David is.
How he influenced the world today
Michelangelo influenced the world in several ways. For one, his paintings and sculptures were years ahead of its time. He also taught the world to appreciate art for art's sake.