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    were creating extremely realistic sculptures. The Romans were influenced by Ancient Greek art and continued their tradition of life-like sculptures, which still influences art today. Roman sculptures were sometimes made of bronze, but they frequently created their sculptures out of marble. Other materials used were oil paints and metal. A typical sculpture would be a representation of the person 's upper body, specifically the head and neck, this type of sculpture is called a bust. The Romans typically

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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

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    the sculptures were designed as decorations of cult statues, religious buildings, or as honor reminder of the deceased/god. All statues of archaic period were in fact painted with very bright colors in the lips, hair, and other body parts. On page 117 “During the Archaic phase of Greek sculpture, freestanding representations of the male youth (kouros) retain the rigid verticality of tree trunks from which earlier Greek sculptures were carved“(Fiero). Most of the free-standing Greek sculptures from

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    Group by Charles Umlauf Charles Umlauf created The Family Group sculpture in 1960. The location of the sculpture is outside of the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin. Its green color distinguishes the sculpture from the many other sculptures around the university and from the background of the business school. Much of the evidence in the paper will come from the structure and form of the sculpture. The sculpture depicts the wife leaning on the husband showing a traditional

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    The stone sculpture, titled Garland Sarcophagus made by a Roman artist, this piece is created in the year AD 200-225. The Garland Sarcophagus stone sculpture is a coffin for inhumation burials of upper class, the physical condition of the sculpture is cleaned and restored. This sculpture is made in Rome, and belonged to the Roman Empire movement. The Garland Sarcophagus is not typical work, due to inhumation burials being an uncommon Roman practice during the second century A.D., until around the

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    Mable Ringling Museum

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    outdoor courtyard with fine Italian architecture which finished in 1929.Mr. Ringling purchased most of the outdoor sculptures from Italy. In addition, many of the sculptures were originally supposed to be displayed in the Ritz Carlton, but never made it there because Mr. Ringling sent Julius Boger to Italy to pick and choose those sculptures to be displayed in Mr. Ringling’s sculpture garden. As the docent tour guide Maureen continued, she pointed out the large beautiful columns and bases all along

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    ancient Roman sculpture, Rome, Italy. This statue is a focal point of Campidoglio. It is made of bronze and has a height of 4.24 meters. This statue was previously covered with gold. There is a story in the old local myth that the bronze statue goes back to gold again on Judgment Day. Also, it is a statue depicted on the back of an Italian 50 cent coin. A statue is a life-size depiction of the emperor gracefully resting on his horse while participating in the public consciousness. The sculpture was originally

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    Power and Pathos Essay The Seated Boxer, 300-200 B.C.E. is a work that may look as if the statue emanates power, but in actuality, emanates pity and sadness when examined more closely. This work of art was created during the Hellenistic era where Greek art displayed dramatic, detailed expression art. The Seated Boxer expresses this same sort of art from the Hellenistic era as the sculptor etched intricate details to the Seated Boxer from the details on its face, to its entire posture that it

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    attending Indiana State University, one of the first sculptures I took an interest in was the Via Solaris. “Via Solaris” is Latin for “the way or road of the sun.” The sculpture is about 20-feet tall and made of bronze and steel. Via Solaris was created by John Van Alstine, an American sculptor living and working in New York State. John Van Alstine is best known for stone and metal abstract sculptures illustrating remarkable balance and elegance. The sculpture is located on the north side of Stalker Hall

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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

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    Pharaohs. Both pieces are sculptures in the round, meaning they are not carved into a wall; they are freestanding. Both of the kings

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    that are shared and differences that make them unique. With this thinking, let us examine the statues of Kroisos and Kritios Boy. Kouros sculptures were mainly created during the Archaic era, which was during the years of 700-480 BCE. Unlike other sculptures of this time, the statues are of the modern human being and not of a god or authoritative figure. Two sculptures that were created

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    Commodus Bust Analysis

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    In both sculptures the hair is deeply carved and is a vivid feature of the busts. The detail of realism in David’s left hand we can see his veins on his hands when he is holding the slingshot and his ribs near the chest. In the bust of Commodus we can see the similar detail of his hands especially the joints above the knuckle area and how realistic it looks when he’s holding the apples and Hercules club on his. In both busts chest, arms and face are sooth. In both busts these sculptures have the

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    Yelda Khorsabad Court, who is a Human-Headed Winged Bull (Lamassu), a huge sculpture that makes you feel tiny compared to it. It is a Neo-Assyrian sculpture from 721-705 B.C. The material used to make this sculpture is gypsum alabaster. Before, it was located in Dur-Sharrukin, which is now called Khorsabad, Iraq. In 1929, the statue was relocated to Chicago. It was in the palace of Neo-Assyrian King Sargon II, which was 85m long, almost a football field size. Lamassu is 16 feet tall and weighs about

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    Sculptures from the past serve as a narrative of cultural experiences through their three dimensional representations of specific cultural standards, visions, and stories. Just by looking at a sculpture’s style, we can easily identify the civilization who crafted it. The material of the art work can also tell us from what and where it was made. Female figures were carved by every culture, when it came to art. They would be carved as symbols of fertility and later as modern standards of beauty. One

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    Seated Statue of Nehy is a white limestone Egyptian sculpture from the New Kingdom period dating back to 1250-1200 BCE with the measurements of 51 15/16 x 17 3/4 x 34 9/16 inches. The sculpture’s accession number is 22.106. It was discovered in the Memphite necropolis of Saqqara and was acquired by Henry Walters in 1924 (Egyptian Art New Kingdom 92). The sculpture exhibits texture, large scale, and stylization which is common in Egyptian sculpture. The woman portrayed in the statue is seen seated

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    Doryphoros Analysis

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    The sculpture Doryphoros or “Spear Bearer” was created by sculptor Polykleitos in the Early Classical Period around 450-440 B.C.E out of bronze but was later recreated out of marble material. The ancient Greeks thought the human body was perfect, not the body itself, but how the mathematical proportions of every part of the body were in perfect relationship to the others. Polykleitos set out to capture what would perfect ideal beauty be? The idea that you could create a perfect body based on math

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    probably made between 24,000 and 22,000 BCE.The sculptor may have created it to symbolize the importance of the role women played in societies, or it could have been a symbol of fertility or possibly a doll. The sculpture is of a naked, obese woman with no feet but mostly a full body sculpture. The breasts, the stomach and overall body is enlarged. The belly button is prominent There are folds of fat under the arms and on the buttocks. It may depict pregnancy or was she just fat?, the thin arms and

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    will first analyze the sculpture In Ridge and Furrow created by Peter Randall-Page. Second, I will then critique the sculpture based on the visual arts as well as the principles and elements of design. Lastly, I will explain my thoughts about the sculpture and whether I like the sculpture In Ridge and Furrow created by Peter Randall-Page. The sculpture In Ridge and Furrow created by Peter Randall-Page is a sculpture, which represents the hemispheres of the brain. This sculpture was carved from a 19-ton

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    When we think about sculptures we usually look back to ancient Greek and some of its famous sculptures like the statue of Zeus or the Discus Thrower. Ancient Greek was where sculptures seem to originate and influence later periods. Like the Renaissance in Europe. Renaissance was the “rebirth of classical Greece and Rome”(Hoeschen) which makes sense regarding the fact that the renaissance sculptors seemed to draw inspiration from the classical art of Greece and Rome. For instance a great example would

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