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  • Kroisos Sculpture Analysis

    On images of the sculptures of “Kouros” and “Kroisos” it can be distinguish the influence of both Greeks and Egyptians cultures. During the beginning of the movement of naturalism, the little detailed sculptures such as the one of “Kouros” in 600 BCE changed to a “life-size” sculptures with a more realistic and detail figure such as the one of “Kroisos” sculpture of 530 BCE. However, the sculptures of “Kouros” and “Kroisos” present a certain difference based on a purpose, a reflection of an idea, and the overall effects that display these works of art according to the time period. The purpose of these sculptures begins with the influence of the “Egyptian prototypes” over the Greeks stone sculptures that “resemble Egyptian cult statues” such as the “Kouros” sculpture. However, we can predict that there is a different time period between both images in which “Kroisos” sculpture projects a more detail “human figure in a way that was true to nature rather than merely to echo the standard format of their predecessors” such as in “Kouros” sculpture. Therefore, the change of making sculptures originate the naturalism movement. The reflection of ideas that is being communicated through these sculptures are based on the purpose of their particular features that reflects a cultural meaning. For instance, “Kouros” sculpture “freed the…

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  • Sculpture And Architecture Essay

    Sculpture and Architecture have represented cultures for thousands of years, all the way back to the paleolithic era, and are still used in today’s culture. Sculpture and Architecture are used in so many different ways, for example to honor leaders, as religious symbols, decoration, and artistic expression just to name a few. They are also landmarks that help us remember the past and works of art that we can admire in the present. Today I will be exploring the similarities and differences…

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  • Memi And Sabu Sculpture Analysis

    cultures. The first statue is Gudea, from the Neo-Sumerian Period. This 41 cm high sculpture is made out of Diorite and dates back to 2090 B.C Mesopotamia. The second sculpture is The Royal Acquaintances Memi and Sabu, from the Old Kingdom period. This 62 cm high sculpture dates back to 2575–2465 B.C. It was found in the western cemetery in Memphite in Egypt and is made out of limestone and paint. The two sculptures were made in very different historical settings. The sculpture of Gudea was…

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  • Sculpture Garden Research Paper

    Title & Subject Matter: Look, See, Create: Sculpture Garden This project titled “Look, See, Create: Sculpture Garden” consists of an activity book with various activities that young visitors can complete while visiting the sculpture garden at the Boca Raton Museum of Art. This project was completed in conjunction with the museum’s current program of activity books that highlight the permanent collection. Branding standards are consistent with the museum’s current look (bocamuseum.org). The…

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  • Sperlonga Sculptures Analysis

    The Sperlonga sculptures are four sculptural groups that were discovered in 1957 in a grotto on the coast between Naples and Rome. The location is believed to have been a villa that belonged to the Roman Emperor Tiberius, and it is suggested that the grotto was used for social events. At some point the sculptures were shattered, likely by a rock fall , making their reconstruction a difficult process. It is unknown exactly when the sculptures were created, however, it is commonly accepted that…

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  • Pablo Picasso Sculpture Analysis

    Located at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, “Picasso Sculpture,” arch from a 60-year period, work of Pablo Picasso on the museum 's fourth floor. Precisely 140 sculptures that were finished between 1902 and 1964. Within all, strikes a variety of big and small works, materialized of pebbles, plaster, sheet metal, clay, wood. Picasso Sculpture spotlights a lifelong work with sculptures, mainly it singularly focuses on the use of materials and processes within each piece. Stated by…

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  • African Sculpture Analysis

    African sculpture is most often figurative, representing the human form. It is primarily fashioned from wood. The African sculpture can be described as monumental, meaning that the figure or form is not separated from the wood in which it is carved, which gives is a feel of heavy permanence. These aspects are visible in the African sculpture, Figure of Bena, Mboi, Yunger people in Nigeria 14th-16th century, Nigeria, Eastern Gongola Valley, and Figure of the Jukan people 19th-early 20th century,…

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  • The Seated Scribe: The Most Possible Sculpture

    One of the most famous unknown figures, as well as one of the most strikingly accurate sculptures of Ancient Egyptian artwork is known as the Seated Scribe; though its name is a more generic term, as it is unknown officially what this statue is called. There are many unknown mysteries behind this exquisite piece. Yet it 's overall detail, color, and lifelike quality attracts many, not only to admire its fine detail, but to research the history behind the sculpture. The Seated Scribe, also…

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  • Junk Sculpture: Guy Laramée And Nicholas Jones

    Sometimes when we think of sculptures we can think of ancient gods carved out of giant pieces marble, or delicate ceramic figures, but beautiful and high quality sculptures can also be created out of unconventional materials. Everyday objects that would usually be perceived as useless rubbish like bottles, pencils and really anything, can be recycled into great works of art. This is called Junk Sculpture and has become increasingly popular. This is because the materials themselves can be used to…

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  • The Importance Of Humanism In Greek Free Standing Sculpture

    Humanism in Greek Free Standing Sculpture Humanism is the outlook or system of thought attaching prime importance to human rather than divine or supernatural matters (Oxford Dictionaries). Humanism is a philosophy in which human dignity and human value are most important. Humanism began in Greece around the 5th century BCE with the philosopher Protagoras. Protagoras once stated “Man is the measure of all things” he believed that man should set the standard as opposed to gods. Humanism to the…

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