Essay on I Am I Choose My Favourite One Which Was The Staue Of David

1162 Words Dec 10th, 2015 5 Pages
I reallyed enjoyed looking at many scultpures but I choose my favourite one which was the staue of David. This was created by Michelangelo which was created from 1501-1504. The statue is 5.17 metres of marble statue. The statue represnts a favourable subject in the arts of Florence, the bibcial hero. Its theme was around the renaissance ages, the artist spent so much time putting in details of his cheat and hair. I can only imagine how long it took to chip away all of these details. I really liked the details used in this statue and how it makes him look so alive. Caravaggio created a life-sized scultpure of Apollo and Daphne. I find this too be so beautiful. The way that Daphne is holding out her hands with such grace and having Apollo admiring her is incredible. This is a baroque sculpture and was made from a slab of marble. I loved this sculptures because of the details that are flowing down from Daphine. The myth behind that is the charisty vs. lust. Apollo is lusting after Daphine, to stop this desire she is turned into a tree. Apollo then makes a wreth form the tree to smyblize chasity. You can see the struggle in the scultpure which I love. This is another favourite of mine and I would love to see this in person. Antonio Canova created the “Cupid and psyche” statue from marble. It is 5’ 1” by 5’ 6”this is a very large statue which was created in 1787. I really liked this neo-classical statue because I think it looks really similar too the painting. The wings look…

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