California, Venice, Wire, And Glass = Claire Falkenstein SculpturesMarch 7, 2018
As NMWA’s began an Instagram challenge to name #5WomenArtists as part of their social media campaign marking #WomensHistoryMonth, we want to help you with that and so feature a yet another outstanding artist, Claire Falkenstein, who was extremely successful in her days,...
The Veiled Christ: Art or Alchemy?January 17, 2018
In the nave of the Sansevero Chapel in Naples is the Veiled Christ by Giuseppe Sanmartino. This is a sculpture of Jesus after his crucifixion, lying on his back, covered with a thin shroud edged with intricate embroidery....
A Painterly Look Into Sculptors’ StudiosNovember 29, 2017
Painting and sculpture have always had a rather complicated relationship, with artists arguing for the superiority of one or the other. Yet, in the 19th century, it appears that many painters were fascinated by sculptors, their studios and the...
Happy 177th Birthday Rodin!November 12, 2017
Happy 177th Birthday Rodin! Francois Auguste Rene Rodin was born in Paris on November 12th, 1840. The French sculptor is known as the progenitor of modern sculpture. Even though much of his work was criticized during his lifetime,...
Liza Lou Beading the World…One Tiny Bead at a TimeOctober 13, 2017
When I was in high school, my art teacher told the class to visit Liza Lou’s art exhibit. I agreed and seriously it was one of the top five impressive works of art I have seen. It featured...
Join A Visit To Anish Kapoor StudioSeptember 29, 2017
Over 20 years after artist and sculptor Anish Kapoor moved into an old dairy factory in south London, Caseyfierro Architects has transformed the entire street block into a series of studios, workshops and galleries. It took architects Michael...
Faun Barberini – Sexy Animal from Ancient GreeceSeptember 25, 2017
Drunk and asleep men are rarely, if ever, beautiful and sexually appealing, but this is not the case with this sexy animal from ancient Greece. This monumental statue is not only intriguing for its aesthetics, but also for...
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