Articles about sculpture
Famous sculpture artists often seem to make pieces that speak to us in manners that paintings and photographs do not. Sculpture is a three dimensional art piece made from materials such as stone, metal or glass. It may be done by taking a slab of stone and carving it into the desired shape, by piecing together various objects, or welding metal.
A simple thing the toothpick, used for mostly as the name suggests picking ones teeth and variety of other uses, the artful Martini, picking up finger food, connecting scientific molecules , and then you have the all-time voodoo doll where one would stab the poppet with a tooth pick to cause bodily harm to that particular area.
Tate Modern and Tate Britain have outstanding exhibitions, both ticketed and free, planned for 2016. Works by Frank Auerbach, Mark Rothko, Susan Philipsz and Abraham Cruzvillegas are sure to attract large audiences.
I have been to parties and weddings where the centerpiece of the food table was an ice sculpture. They can be a fun way to decorate. It used to be that you had to order a special service for these ice designs, but if you want one that is...
Public sculptures, installations and paintings are great ways to bring art to the masses. Instead of hiding behind gallery walls, public works of art are out and about in the community, breaking up the monotony of everyday life and encouraging residents and visitors to stop and think about the world around them. From faux 19th century walls to larger-than-life aboriginal paintings, here are some of the best public works of art ever created.
A look into the beautiful sculpture garden known as Queen Califia's Magical Circle, with fun pictures.
Online bidding is an economical and exciting way to buy a salvage car. Usually, flood damaged cars are only partially damaged and are used for various purposes. At online auctions, water damaged vehicles are available at throwaway prices.
As parents, most of us have the desire to make the childhood of our offspring, rich, enjoyable and varied. We may wish to take our kids to special and interesting places on weekends and holidays; places that are stimulating and fun. However, trips and outings can turn out to be tortuous, especially when kids get bored. In such situations of boredom, the rugrats may whinge, misbehave or even throw a tantrum. So the answer is, to find some wacky, fun and stimulating places to visit; places which incite enthusiasm and interest......like these.
Garden Statue Sculpture is a way to transform any outdoor living area, and can be done in much different way. Statues of children will bring a sense of playfulness or innocence to the yard. Use of animals can impart whimsy or fun depending on what is used. Fountain sculptures can introduce motion, and bring wildlife into the garden. Let's explore some choices.
Many good artists become great artists by learning from the techniques of the past. During the renaissance, artists looked back to the art created by the Greek and roman cultures for inspiration. In the same way, artists of the twentieth century looked back to the renaissance masters for inspiration. How can someone create great art, if they first don't know what great art is? Many great sculptors learned there techniques as an apprentice while others learned from research and study. In this essay I will explain how Auguste Rodin learned techniques from Michelangelo and applied them to his sculptures.
Alexander Calder mobiles are an art form that may be a little unusual to the casual art lover. When the term mobile is used, most of us probably think about the typical nursery mobile that hangs over a baby's crib. However, the term "mobile" was first coined in the 1930's as an art term.
One well-known sculptor of the 20th century was Henry Moore. Sculpture produced by Henri Moore was usually an abstraction of the human form, most typically the female form. Henry Moore died in 1986, leaving behind the Henry Moore Foundation, established for promoting fine arts.
A discussion of the plagiarism case of Rogers v. Koons and it's significance for the art world.
Sioux Falls is a moderately sized city in the land-locked state of South Dakota. With a metropolitan population of less than 230,000, Sioux Falls is an enjoyable destination to visit. Whether staying for one day, or more than a few, there is plenty to see and do in the historic city of Sioux Falls.