Essay on Sculpture

The Three David Statues

Abstract The paper explores the three David’s statues which are situated in different locations in Italy. The three statues of David are artworks of four different artists who are Bernini, Michelangelo, and Donatello. The paper also has the brief history of each of the four artists. In addition, the paper also compares and contrasts different […]

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Gero Crucifix

The Riace Bronze made warriors are from the southern part of Italy, near Riace on the 16th of August, 1972. They are believed to have been thrown by a ship due to storm in Calabria. There were no remains left of the ship. These sculptures were produced later after the great revolution in Greek of […]

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Phidias Ancient Humanities

Andrew Reyes Ancient Humanities Professor The name Phidias will be remembered for the rest of time. Phidias was a sculptor born around 490 BC. Phidias is often recognized as a the most renown ancient Greek sculptors. While there are no originals of his work remaining, his reputation has been made well known through various writings. […]

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Michelangelo: Sistine Chapel

Michelangelo: The Sistine Chapel The Sistine Chapel is a chapel in the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican City. It is one of the most famous and memorable pieces of art in the history of art. This beautiful piece of art history took a little over four years to complete. He started this project in July […]

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Art

‚ÄėWhat I like so much about contemporary art now is its ambiguity, its uncertainty. It is precisely this quality that engages and unsettles us‚Äô ‚Äď Benjamin Genocchio, art critic. How does this view challenge traditional ideas about art? Discuss particular works such as installations, happenings and site-specific works. Audiences make pretentious judgements on artworks due […]

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Sculpture Unit Lesson Plan

Unit Title and Theme: Exploring Identity through Sculpture Finding meaningful links between students‚Äô self-discovery and individual identity and the way they relate and interact with society as a whole, while building on their current knowledge of 3D art and introducing new ways to think of sculpture. Key Vocabulary:UniversalIdentity SymbolismDiversity MetaphorTolerance InterdependenceStereotypes Discussion Topics: Over-arching ideas […]

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Visual Analysis of the Marble Statue of Aphrodite

Aphrodite statues were really popular in Greece during the Hellenistic period. The marble Aphrodite of Knidos was the most celebrated among the many Grecian goddesses. Besides written as the Aphrodite of Cnidus. the marble sculpture was created by an Attic sculpturer known as Praxiteles during the fourth century BC. Arguably. it is believed to be […]

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Andy Goldsworthy, John wolsely and Rosalie Gascoigne

The three creative persons that we have studied. Goldsworthy. Gascoigne and Wolseley. are all modern-day environmental creative persons. They all have their ain alone pattern and all of these creative persons are concerned with the environment hence all of their plants are environmentally friendly. Their plants all challenge the viewing audiences imaginativeness and are aesthetically […]

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The Four Davids

David. who was destined to be the 2nd male monarch of Israel. destroyed the Philistine elephantine Goliath with rock and a sling. Donatello. Verrocchio. Michelangelo. and Bernini each designed a sculpture of David. However. the sculptures are drastically different from one another. Each one is alone in its ain certain manner. Donatello. whose David was […]

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Art Timeline

This sculpture was one of Mene‚Äôs most famous pieces of art work. This sculpture was first put out for viewers to see in the Paris Salon in 1952. The public went nuts over this sculpture, later this sculpture was made in three different sizes. The sculpture in my presentation is the smallest one made and […]

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Michelangelo’s David

Michelangelo‚Äôs process of sculpting was very unique compared to the other artists of the Renaissance era. Some say that his greatest accomplishment was his statue of David which soars an astonishing 17 ft. Michelangelo took on this 4 year project, 1500-1504, at the age of 26. In the Renaissance time period, it was common for […]

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Intentions or Artists in Creating Artwork and How This May Differ to Audience Interpretations

All art, whether it be sculptural, painting, drawing, photography, architectural, musical or literary, is made with intention. The artist themselves create their art with the intent purpose to evoke particular responses within their audiences. However, the idea that the artists??? intention automatically overrules and invalidates the viewers??? personal response is a topic that receives much […]

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Comparison of Three Sculptures

The major difference between the three David‚Äôs is obviously the periods in which they were carved. Michelangelo‚Äôs was during the Renaissance, Bernini‚Äôs is Baroque, and Donatello carved his David during the Gothic period. Michelangelo‚Äôs David is very large in size, over fourteen feet tall. This makes him seem to loom over his admirers, and makes […]

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Analyzing Michelangelo Antonioni’s Blow Up

Michelangelo Antonioni was an acclaimed Italian film director, revered for his contributions to the discipline of cinema. In many ways, Michelangelo Antonioni has revolutionized the realm of art cinema and is responsible for the foundations that the style now rests upon. One of his most influential films was titled Blow Up. In his first English […]

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Amiens Cathedral

The Amiens Cathedral is can be found at the capital of the Picardy region of France, some 120 km north of Paris. It is said to be the tallest cathedral in France. It is one of the largest ‘classic’ Gothic churches of the 13th century. It is notable for the coherence of its plan; the […]

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The Kiss Analysis

There are several different works called The Kiss, created by different artists. Auguste Rodin, Constatin Brancusi, and Gustav Klimt all have their own version of the work. While Rodin and Brancusi created a sculpture, Klimt created a painting. These artists conveyed many different emotions for their viewers to perceive. These works of art also have […]

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Object of Visual Culture: Michelangelo’s Pieta

Michelangelo‚Äôs Pieta is considered as one of the brilliant sculptures during his time and even in contemporary times. Created sometime between 1498 and 1500, the marble sculpture depicting the dead Christ in the arms of Mary revolves around the religious theme which exemplifies the ideals of Renaissance Humanism‚ÄĒbeauty and physical perfection of the human being. […]

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Art Analysis: Michelangelo‚Äôs ‚ÄúPieta‚ÄĚ and Constantin Brancusi‚Äôs ‚ÄúThe Kiss‚ÄĚ

The definition of sculpture is the art of making two or three dimensional representative or abstract forms. Just like carving wood or by casting metal or plaster. The qualities of a successful sculpture would have to have a well constructed figure and emotion behind the actual figure. My two artworks i chose to compare and […]

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Formal Analysis of Quetzalcoatl Sculpture

Facing out into the eyes of museum-goers, the Aztec feathered serpent sculpture currently on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art dates from between fifteenth and early sixteenth century. Though the iconographic motif of the feathered serpent is a common and meaningful one in Aztec art, the formal elements of this piece communicate an equally […]

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David: The Subject of Sculptures by Donatello and Michelangelo

Michelangelo‚Äôs statue of David is probably the most familiar sculpture in the world. It had long been thought of as the ideal physique of a young male. Donatello‚Äôs David is also a striking figure whose fame may not be as well known as Michelangelo‚Äôs, but is certainly known by many. Both of these fine artists […]

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Da Vinci vs Michaelangelo

Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) and Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564) are considered to be the greatest painters of their time but were the exact opposites. Color Vision and Art (2006) Exhibit contrasted their color preferences: Michelangelo‚Äôs works were for brilliant and contrasted colors while da Vinci‚Äôs were subdued and unified. Michelangelo‚Äôs contours are crisp and set off […]

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