Sculpture Essays

  • Granite Sculptures

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    The Basic tools used for granite carvings can be defined by categorizing the procedures for carving an idol or sculpture: 1. Blocks of Granite are transported from quarries The granite that is used for carving and sculpting idols are usually obtained from quarries near outskirts of Mahabalipuram. Some of the places that provides sources for granite are : - Sankarapuram (Villupuram district), - Thiruvakkarai (Villupuram district), - Sithampur (Gunasalem, Tiruchirappalli), - Nagercoil (Kanyakumari)

  • Essay On Elements Of Sculpture

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    Sculpture Objectives At the end of this lesson, you should be able to: 1. define sculpture operationally; 2. discuss the elements of sculpture; 3. create an image by sculpting; and 4. appreciate the great sculptors of all times. Sculpture Meaning of Sculpture Sculpture – is the art of making figures, such as human forms, animals or geometrics that can either be standing freely or attached to a background frame; either single or in group. When it can stand freely, it is called three-dimensional

  • Reflection Paper On Modern Sculpture

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    hard rock sculptures come to mind. To my surprise, shaped glass and color wasn’t exactly what I expected to find as the foundation for the magnificent modern sculpture I chose to write about. Somehow, I’ve managed to go through life without truly noticing the brilliant beauty glass sculptures hold. I must admit this is the first time I have truly noticed modern glass artwork and the beauty it holds. The sculpture I choose to write about in my opinion is not your typical sculpture but instead

  • Martin Luther King Sculpture Analysis

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    Sculptures are a form of artwork that portray a certain message towards an audience at hand. The University of Texas at Austin holds the following two sculptures which remind us of the power of artistry: Martin Luther King, Jr (1999) and Blue Woman in Black Chair (1981). The former monument, by Ana Koh-Varilla and Jeffrey Varilla, stands in the East Mall and the latter, by George Segal, sits on the 2nd floor of the Blanton Museum. Both sculptures represent a distinct human figure yet, differ in their

  • Analysis Of The Chaste Aphrodite

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    display at the Rijksmuseum van Oudheden is a largely destroyed sculpture of the Greek Goddess of Love and Beauty, Aphrodite. What remains of this marble Roman copy of the Hellenistic original that was originally produced in 3rd-2nd century BCE, is a sculpture of the torso with exposed breasts and pubic area. Even though the head and lower arms and legs are missing, it is evident that from the way Aphrodite’s waist bends, the sculpture originally utilized a contrapposto position, in which a standing

  • Shimmering Pearls Analysis

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    Road. Han is well known for her stone sculptures, which tend to be monochromatic, quiet but bold in lines. However, for this installation, she explored the use of different materials, mainly glass and steel. A series of shimmering colouful glass pearls are placed randomly and at random heights amidst a water fountain. The installation takes up about the size of a basketball court. This type of work is the only one of its kind by Han in Singapore. She made sculptures that interact with water. See Picture

  • Mahabalipuram Temple Essay

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    the later periods, there was an amalgamation of cultural influence under the Mauryans, Guptas and the Mughals.  Southern India is famous for its distinctive style of stone sculpture. The Pallava, Chola, and Hoysala sculptures are known for their elegance, fluidity and excellence of form.  The great Indian tradition of sculptures can be seen in the rock cut temples of Ajanta and Ellora, the Dilwara temples of Mount Abu ,the Konark temple of Orissa, etc. Fig 2 : Temple in Mahabalipuram

  • Descriptive Art Of Art

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    Visit On the 4th of April i had been sent to the Museum of Fine Arts in Malta and this was a visit for my Art blog.In this Museum i had seen some amazing artworks that were also formed orderly according to the date and the century.Paintings and Sculptures of famous artists were placed there. These are 5 works that i found interesting and that inspired me to make more art.These work seem stunning to me so here are the artists and their work. Antonio Sciortino - Arab Horses (1879-1947) This

  • Descriptive Essay On A Museum

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    downtown Dallas. The exterior of the building was incredible to see, surrounded by different art designs that artist have made for eye appeal for viewers to observe. The interior was fascinating, the museum had different levels to explore paintings, sculptures, and artifacts. I had no idea on how big the museum was, but I highly recommend it to others. When arriving there was an information desk with brochures and maps to help people navigate around the different levels of art. I felt like the museum

  • Art Minimalism In Art

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    minimalism in the art was used for the first time in 1965 by Richard Wolheim in an article in the magazine Art Magazine. The Minimalism transformed in the sixties the conception of the relation of the work of art with the space presupposed by the sculpture of the classic avant-garde. Changes take place in the explanatory spaces, in which now they predominate over naked white walls and big rooms, considering the big size of the objects minibadly. The minimalism, like architectural tendency, then applied

  • Memi And Sabu Analysis

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    the viewer to touch it. Its intended purpose was likely to depict a husband and wife for the purpose of supplying a "home" for their spirits in the afterlife. From this vessel, the couple could partake of the gifts of food offered to. The lovely sculpture

  • Art Museum Reflection

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    Part One Online Art Museum Exploration and Reflection At the Andy Warhol Museum, I saw a lot of collectible items and pictures of famous people. There were paintings, drawing, and sculptures. When I looked at "Washington Crossing the Delaware" by Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze in 1851, I felt the artwork was telling me a story. Once I went to the bottom of the page, I was able to read what story it was telling me. From the picture, I know the men were soldiers traveling the sea. One way to commemorate

  • My Passion For Art

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    Community College for three years working on my general education courses while still taking ample art classes. In the art classes, I have been working on a portfolio that shows a combination of artistic skills such as watercolor, design, drawing, sculpture, painting, and ceramics. My artistic achievements have allowed me to recognize my strong passion for art because it is a fascinating learning experience and I enjoy being able to challenge myself. My

  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of Marbles

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    carbonate minerals results in different degrees on unique patterns in veins-like format that comes in different colors. Marble isn’t really a budget-friendly material, but it can add the classy factor to your home.Marble is largely used in making sculptures, statuary, flooring, novelties, interior decoration, tabletops walkways, stairways, etc. When it comes to using marble at home or office, there are three types of marble finishes and they are hone finish, abrasive sand finish and polished finish

  • The Artifact: Ancient Greek Relief

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    Title of the Artifact: Ancient Greek Relief Type of the Artifact: It is a sculpture Material of the Artifact: It is made of marble Date of the Artifact: It was made in 330 B.C Provenance of Artifact: It is found in Athenian State Memorial Location of the Artifact: The sculpture is from the New York Carlsberg Glyptotek collection. The scripture is depicting a soldier wearing a combat while holding his weapon high ready to strike an enemy on the ground. This shows a defeat to the enemy. Ancient Greece

  • Four Major Themes In Raphael's Schol Of Athenss

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    “Songs of all songs” Raphael maintained harmony and balance, looking at life through harmonic relationships. Stanza Della Segnatura represented four general themes , The Dispute (Theology), The school Athens (Philosophy), Mount Parnnasus (Poetry) and Jurisprudence (Justice). The over all aspect of the stanza Della Segnatura demonstrates the features of simplicity, clarity and balance. b) Who are the two central figures represented in Raphael's Schol of Athens, and what aspects of philosophy does

  • Northern Wei Visual Analysis

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    However, this sculpture from the northern Wei period is most likely from the later development of the Buddha that is presented as a Chinese scholar. This is one reason why this figure is dressed in a very long robe, as the sculptures of the later Northern Wei period tended to localize images of the Buddha in relation to the Chinese sage: “Figures were depicted dressed in

  • Ludovisi Gaul Analysis

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    The Ludovisi Gaul was originally a bronze sculpture from 230-220 BC made by the Greek sculptor, Attalus. What is shown today is a marble Roman copy of the early 2nd A.D. of the Hellenistic original. The statue is located in Museo Nazionale Romano in Palazzo Altemps and is situated on the second floor of the museum. It is centrally located in a square, sparsely decorated room with harsh spotlights pounding down on the statue. The lighting changes in abrupt intervals between warm and cool hues to

  • Art In Architecture

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    Art is simply a form by humans, expressing creative or natural style. From ancient period, it is known that every art style denotes some different areas and cultures by painting, sculptures or any others medium. Architecture is basically a study or a style to built a structure by using several elements. From our past to present, we are using several art work to give different look to every building by using many art medium in both exterior and interior of a structure. And in modern times too, art

  • Cultural Event Analysis

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    I set foot into an art exhibit for the first time, I was pleasantly surprised with the paintings around me that I felt familiar with. The paintings consisted of the famous Pachucos and Sirenas of the 1930’s and 1940’s; the exhibit also featured sculptures of common figures such as skull candies used to celebrate the Mexican holiday, El Día de los Muertos. But my favorite piece inside the art exhibit was a life-size low rider piñata made by Artist Justin Favela. With this in mind, what I found unique