Sculpture

Sculpture

Into the Abyss: The Forgotten Pietro Canonica

A prominent, famous and revered artist in his lifetime, Pietro Canonica has been relegated to the sidelines of Italian art history. Skilled and...

Nadine Waldmann 1 February 2019

Sculpture

Untitled & Unbridled: Tara Donovan’s Installations

Styrofoam cups, pencils, rubber bands and straws are not the kinds of materials usually associated with art installations, yet these mundane,...

Nadine Waldmann 22 December 2018

Alexander Calder’s The Eagle in Seattle

American sculptor, Alexander Calder, most famous for his kinetic moving, suspended mobile sculptures, also created a number of massive stationary...

Nadine Waldmann 25 September 2018

Sculpture

Laocoön: The Work of a Lifetime

The subject The statue “Laocoon and his sons”, attributed to Greek sculptors Agesander, Athenodorus and Polydorus, has fascinated...

Jean-Marc Rakotolahy 27 August 2018

Sculpture

Picasso Sighting in New York City—He’s Mowing his Lawn

I looked across the street and saw Pablo Picasso mowing his lawn. He was ten feet tall. He was inside a fence, which was unusual, and the expression...

Howard Schwartz 7 June 2018

Prehistoric Art

The Real Story of the Goddess Gifs

People are going crazy over these goddess gifs – 24 ancient female statues shaking what their mothers gave them. Artist Nina Paley created the...

Alexandra Kiely 27 January 2018

Art Forms

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

Art Forms

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

Art Forms

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...

Zuzanna Stańska 4 April 2017

Sculpture

Masterpieces of Minimalism by Robert Morris

What do you get when you strip art of metaphor, representation or metaphysics? It turns out that even if „what you see is what you see”, as Frank...

Piotr Policht 20 February 2017