Sculpture

Museum Stories

The Beginning of a New World at Kröller-Müller Museum

The Beginning of a new World: The Development of Modern Sculpture is the newest exhibition at the Kröller-Müller Museum in Otterlo, Netherlands. It...

Nadine Waldmann 20 June 2019

Ancient Greece

Pentelic Splendour: The Erechtheion Caryatids

I visited Athens, Greece in the summer of 2016. Naturally a visit to the Acropolis was mandatory, and it was as beautiful and epic as you can...

Nadine Waldmann 3 June 2019

Sculpture

In Silent Expectation – Another Place by Antony Gormley

Driving out of Liverpool, past run-down warehouses and dockside cranes, I wonder if I've taken a wrong turn. But 10 minutes later I see signs to...

Candy Bedworth 11 May 2019

Artist Stories

A Song and a Prayer – Croatia’s Ivan Mestrovic

My favorite thing about Instagram is coming across new art and artists - scrolling and finding things that excite you and catch your eye. A page I...

Nadine Waldmann 23 April 2019

Women Artists

Made for Reflection: Yayoi Kusama’s Narcissus Garden

Let’s take a look at one of the most interesting works in Yayoi Kusama’s career. Was it commercial or high art? A performance or an...

Noa Weisberg 17 April 2019

Sculpture

Sacred Signs – Prehistoric Sculpture

It seems that forming figurative shapes out of natural materials has always been with us. As humans developed, a bigger, more sophisticated brain...

Candy Bedworth 9 April 2019

Sculpture

Art of the Brick – Nathan Sawaya’s Lego Works

Lego springs to mind as one of the key toys of many people’s childhoods. Whether building houses, spacecrafts or just stepping on that elusive...

Nadine Waldmann 27 March 2019

Sculpture

The Eyes Have It: The Moai of Easter Island

The monolithic moai statues on Easter Island have long been shrouded in mystery. Almost a thousand years since their creation, they still fascinate...

Nadine Waldmann 5 March 2019

Sculpture

Five Fun Facts About Gargoyles – Quirky Creatures of the Middle Ages and Beyond

Everybody loves gargoyles! I used to think I was alone in this, but I've come to learn that's not at all true. In case any of you don't know, a...

Alexandra Kiely 2 March 2019

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

Ancient Greece

The Ancient Greek Kouros and Kore

Classical Greek statues depicting male and female bodies are iconic, legendary and set the standards for numerous artists and art movements to come.

Nadine Waldmann 14 January 2019

Sculpture

Wild Women of the Waves – Art of Ships Figureheads

A figurehead is a carved and painted figure ornamenting the bow of a ship (that’s the front to us landlubbers!). For thousands of years people have...

Candy Bedworth 10 January 2019