Michelangelo is an Italian artist from Caprese, Florence. His works include the famous Pieta and the renowned Sistine Chapel, along with many others. He is highly regarded by a large number of powerful people for good reason. One of the best in his field, Michelangelo’s works of art are intricately detailed, show strong emotion, and well worth the effort and money required to make them. They are prime examples of some of the best parts of humanistic thinking. The art of Northern Europe cannot compete with the beauty of his works.