Michelangelo BUONAROTI
Painter, Sculptor and Architect of Florence

User Comments:

    Name: Irene Imbrogno
    Date: 2002-05-22
    Comments: The creation of Eve is not as dramatic in scope, as the Creation of Adam.God looks more tranquil, and at ease.His cloak is draped around him,and not swirling around like an angry clowd,as in the ADAM work.
    Eve seems both bedazzled and frightened,in the presence of GOD.She is bending over as in supplication.She appears awe-struck,with her mouth partly open.Except for Eve's agitation, this is a peaceful scene,with Adam asleep.
    After the compelling,'Creation of Adam',the 'Creation of Eve'is almost an after-thought,but a glorius one ,none-the-less.

    Name: William John Meegan
    Date: 2003-07-17
    Comments: Actually Eve is glorifying God and this is why her hands are in pray. Unlike the creation of Adam, where he lies back lazily imploring God to reach but 'a bit more' while he is regal in his court as if attending a guess. Adam's body is limp whereas God's is taunt trying to meet Adam halfway. All Adam has to do is stretch out his index finger and he touches God's finger. But Adam will not do this.

    Whereas, Eve is coming out of a dead carcass: a placenta. Eve is the esoteric word of God, whereas Adam represents the dead letter: placenta.

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