Sculpture

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The Veiled Christ: Art or Alchemy?

[caption id="attachment_8350" align="aligncenter" width="620"] Giuseppe Sanmartino, The Veiled Christ, 1753, Sansevero Chapel[/caption] In the nave...

Rachel Istvan 17 January 2018

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A Painterly Look Into Sculptors’ Studios

Painting and sculpture have always had a rather complicated relationship, with artists arguing for the superiority of one or the other. Yet, in the...

Magda Michalska 29 November 2017

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Happy 177th Birthday Rodin!

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...

Pola Otterstein 12 November 2017

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Liza Lou Beading the World…One Tiny Bead at a Time

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...

Rachel Istvan 13 October 2017

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Join A Visit To Anish Kapoor Studio

Over 20 years after artist and sculptor Anish Kapoor moved into an old dairy factory in south London, Caseyfierro Architects has transformed the...

Zuzanna Stańska 29 September 2017

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Anish Kapoor On The Scale Of The Sculpture

Sir Anish Kapoor is a British sculptor. Born in Bombay, Kapoor has lived and worked in London since the early 1970s when he moved to study art, first...

Zuzanna Stańska 14 August 2017

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Scandalous Rodin, Bathrobe and Some Phallic Imagery

One of the greatest French novelists dies. One of the greatest French sculptors is commissioned to raise him a monument. Yet instead of presenting...

Magda Michalska 27 July 2017

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Franz Xaver Messerschmidt And His Mad Heads

Franz Xaver Messerschmidt was a German-Austrian Late Baroque sculptor most famous for his "Character Heads", a collection of busts with faces...

Zuzanna Stańska 4 April 2017

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Watch Auguste Rodin Sculpting in 1915

Auguste Rodin was a master of modern sculpture. Instead of copying traditional academic postures, Rodin preferred his models to move naturally around...

Zuzanna Stańska 22 January 2017

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Antonio Canova-The Minister Of Beauty

Antonio Canova was considered the greatest sculptor of his time. His sculptures fall into three categories: Heroic compositions, compositions of...

Zuzanna Stańska 7 November 2016

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Abakans – The New Humans of Magdalena Abakanowicz

I can see a group of approximately 250 people, all of them standing. Children and adults. I come closer and I realize they have no heads. I come even...

Magda Michalska 15 October 2016

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5 Fleshy Sculptures That Could Come To Life

The debate about the supremacy of painting over sculpture or the other way around has been around for centuries. Everything started already in the...

Magda Michalska 22 August 2016