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Hatshepsut, the First Female King in Egypt

The statue features her in the attire of the Egyptian pharaoh which was known to be a man's role. The statue indicated Hatshepsut as a woman king and the false ceremonial beards she wore which [...]
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Comparing Early Christian and Buddhist Sculpture

During his reign, the territory of the Byzantine Empire expanded significantly, having become the largest during the whole history of the Byzantine Empire; it is possible to say that the cult of Justinian existed in [...]
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Venus de Milo and Winged Victory of Samothrace

Marquand noted that Hellenistic sculptures admired the beauty of the female body; it is noticeable in the sculptures of Venus de Milo and Winged Victory of Samothrace, the most popular works belonging to this period.
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Anish Kapoor and Louise Bourgeois

They are in a constant search for the diversity of forms and materials in order to create the meaningful basis of the work of art.
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Donatello as the Greatest Sculptor of His Time

Due to the fact the Renaissance was marked with the return to the natural ancient forms of representing humans, one of the most famous and antiquity oriented works of Donatello is the statue of David.
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Comparing Art: Kouros and Arsinoe

The kouros has the suggestion of muscle in its depiction, particularly in the knees and elbows while the Arsinoe offers a great deal of detail in its clothing, such as in the scarf draped over [...]
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Boston’s Quest Eternal and The Ether Monument

It points to the top of the Prudential Tower, where a glassed-in Sky Walk on the 50th floor affords views of the White Mountains humped up in the north; the Atlantic's blue horizon stretched across [...]
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History and Definition the Statue of Nike

In particular it is to be noted that in the movement of the Victory which is to the left with the right leg advanced, the left leg comes forward so as to form a nearer [...]
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What is a Sculpture?

Since the art of sculpture involves the use of materials that can be transfigured it is taken to be one of the simplest. The sculpture is also considered more paying as compared to other forms [...]
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Greek Art: Sculpture of Poseidon and Statue of Dionysus

The artistic masterpieces that are being created during the course of this period promote the concept of existential harmony because, in them, the ideals of physical beauty are organically combined with the ideals of intellectual [...]
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Horses in Art: Deborah Butterfield and Patricia Crane

Actually, the variety of the roles, that animals play in human life is often represented in the art by both children and adults, and it is necessary to mention, that the creativity process of children [...]
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Creation of Sculpture. Subtractive and Additive Processes.

The acknowledgement of the additive and subtractive processes of sculpture working is necessary condition in the creation of the sculpture; therefore it would be relevant to describe the technical skills, the physical and expressive possibilities [...]
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Reuniting the Sculptures of Parthenon

This way, the British museum would retain the right of ownership and control over the sculptures, and by doing so the marbles of Parthenon could be again reunited, as the British artifacts would be displayed [...]
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The Sculptures from the Nepal

The sculptures worked in stone, metal wood and terracotta Many prominent pieces of art during the malla period were made by different artists one is the Achalla Destroyer of Evil made in the period early [...]
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Sculpture Modeling Methods

A prime example of an assembled sculpture is Community Power Figure made by Songye peoples and housed in the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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The Shaka Triad Sculpture

The sculpture of the Shaka triad has a mandorla, which has an inscription providing a piece of essential information about the date, the author, donors, and the circumstances in which the statue was created.
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Anubis: The Statuette of the Egyptian God

The mission of Anubis was to guide the souls of the recently dead people through the underworld. This art object is masterfully carved and color-coded, especially the clothing of Anubis that has a rhombus pattern.
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The Christ as the Good Shepherd

The purpose of this essay is both a description and analysis of this work of art and its place in the culture of the ancient world.
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The Public Artworks: Sculptures

While observing the sculpture at wide spaces of Cottesloe's beach, it is possible to discuss the artwork as the representation of the man's freedom and the general idea of infinity1.
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Sculptures Kuduo by Marco and Star by Paley

As I mentioned earlier, art is subject to individual interpretation with abstract art in particular being subject to the whims of a person's imagination, similar to the concept of a block of wood looking like [...]
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Greco-Roman Sculptures in the Classical Style

The following damages have been done to the work: the nose is completely smashed up, several slashes can be observed on the face and portions of the face as well as hair are missing, the [...]
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Michelangelo’s Madonna of the Stairs

The sculpture is important from a historical perspective because it helps the beholder to grasp the enormity of Michelangelo's genius as well as his unique approach to the canons of Christian iconography.
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The Art of Sculpting: Michelangelo’s David

The Renaissance was an era in the history of Europe that was exemplified by blossoming culture, starting in Florence towards the end of the 15th century and, from then on, spread to whatever remains of [...]
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Public Art: “Balloon Flower (Red)” by Jeff Koons

Still, Koons's sculpture can be discussed as a good and influential piece of public art because it not only catches the public attention, but it is also discussed as attractive due to the fact the [...]
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Jun Kaneko’s Sculpture Artworks

What this means is that the various shapes and patterns in the ceramic work of Kaneko are not haphazardly placed as seen in the work of Jackson Pollock or Picasso, rather, there is a definite [...]
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Italian Sculptures of 16th Century

The literal meaning of Arethusa is "the waterer" and the tale on which this sculpture of Alpheus and Arethusa is based, has its origin in a river.
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Sculpture: Elgin Marbles

The main issue discussed by the supporters and the protesters of the deed of Lord Elgin is whether the marbles should stay in the British Museum or be sent back to their motherland in Greece.
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Sculpture: Stonehenge

The people carried "huge stones for many miles to this site". That being the case, Stonehenge remained a sacred monument to many people.
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Margaret Boozer Biography and Work

The artist also uses clay and other materials to produce the best works of art. The geology of the universe is one of the central themes in Boozer's works.
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Steve Tobin’s Ceramics Artworks

Combining the time-honored traditions of ceramics art with some of the most extraordinary approaches, Tobin manages to not only shock the viewers into paying attention, but also create the mind-benders that make the viewers reflect [...]
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The Judgment of Jupiter by John Deare

The concept of the art work, which is the tension of the gods' council, a decisive moment of Greek history, is shown through the composition and accurate work on postures and facial features of the [...]
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Comparing: Statue of King Aspelta and Hercules

However, it is necessary to note that the two statues show differences in the development of the areas represented. The cartouche is placed on a circular base above the crown, which is in the shape [...]
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Chimera of Arezzo

The height of the bronze is 80 cm and it is now a part of the collection of Museo Archeologico in Florence.
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Monuments in Boston

The monument was meant to honor the bravery of Colonel Shaw and the 54th regiment. The Robert Gould Shaw and the 54th Regiment memorial is a monumental relief; its sculpturing begun 20 years after the [...]
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Sculptures in Kuwait and Great Britain Comparison

Comparing the specifics of the Kuwait and British sculpture, one can possibly see the specifics of the Kuwaiti and the British culture, the key differences and the unexpected similarities, and learn about the trends in [...]
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Kuwait’ and France’ Sculpture Comparison

Moreover, the main objective of this research is to consider the historical development of sculpture in France and the availability of the art schools in the country in comparison with relatively young development of sculpture [...]
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A sculpture of the biblical David

The story is about a battle between the Israelites and the Philistines and Goliath seems to be the most dangerous of them all due to his height and strength advantage.
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Comparing of two pieces of art

In the second part of the essay, the paper discusses the meaning and function of the sculptures. The surface of the statue is clean and gleams of the granite stone with which it is made [...]
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World Cultures: The True Owners of Elgin Marbles

Therefore, this paper discusses the issues involving the acquisition of the marbles, the parties involved in the acquisition, the cultural issues behind them and the ownership claims of the British and the Greeks.
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Visual Analysis of Laocoon and his Sons

Anesthetically, the statue is inspirational to other artists of the time and in present due to the fact that it has maintained its significance. This is due to the natural, realistic and anesthetics nature of [...]
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Ancient Culture Artworks

The two art works vary in different aspects, first and foremost the pieces of work vary based on the materials that are used in their preparation, the head and bust of a man is made [...]
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“David” by Donatello

This sculpture is based on the story of David and Goliath as it appears in the bible. The first "David" sculpture was commissioned in the beginning of the 1400s by a cathedral in Florence.
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The Gothic Architectural Style

Most of the sculptures from in this style were influenced by the Romanesque style which was widely used at the beginning of the 11th century.
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Analysis of ancient sculptures

Hatshepsut was the first Egyptian female pharaoh, so in order to give it a solid presence the creators of the statue put a beard on it, just like the one that is on all statues [...]
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Compare GUDEA with Amenemhat II

By the inscriptions that were found on it, the sculpture forms part of a collection of the pieces in the temples built by the Guedea in Ur Nippur, Asdab Uruk and Bad-Tibira. In contrast to [...]
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Sculptors of the Italian Renaissance

These aspects are evident among current sculptors."Significance of Sculptors of the Italian Renaissance" This is a research investigating and analyzing the different arguments on philosophical nature of Sculptors of the Italian Renaissance, from various art [...]
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The artwork Cosa by Judi Werthein

Description and Analysis Work's use of the systems of global capitalism Relationship to the global system of exhibiting art in biennials and institutions The symbolism of the elephant and of air Cosa is an [...]
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An Analysis of Michelangelo’s work

In the essay, a detailed analysis of the Pieta shall be given particularly criticizing an error that Michelangelo had made in the design of the sculpture.
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Art History: Female Figures in Ancient Greek Sculpture

The development of female figures in ancient Greek sculpture was noticeable during those times; each period added something new; the influence of other countries and their cultures was reflected in almost each piece of work, [...]
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