Essays Tagged: "sculptor"

Biography of Pablo Ruiz y Picasso

Pablo Ruiz y PicassoA short biography of a famous painter and sculptorA male born in 1881, died in 1973- Pablo Picasso was one of the most famous painters of the ...

(3 pages) 236 0 3.8 Jan/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists


eurat. Seurat was the third child in the family. While attendingschool, Seurat took a course from a sculptor Justin Lequin. In November1879, Seurat went to Brest to do his military service. While ther ...

(2 pages) 130 1 3.2 Dec/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists


showing his religionMichelangelo painted frescoes on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, and made a sculptor of David. Both the painting and the sculptor point to the great deal knowledge Michelangelo ... s one of the most visited places in the world, and the Colossal David is one of the most well-known sculptors in the world. These two great works of art affect whatever people look at them. Without kn ...

(10 pages) 308 0 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Why Socrates should be found Guilty?

. C a Greek Philosopher named Socrates was born in Athens. He was the son of Sophroniscus who was a sculptor. Researchers has said that Socrates was brought up as a sculptor. Socrates later abandoned ...

(7 pages) 176 0 2.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Basquiat - my views on the film and other things on art

An artist, 'One, such as a painter, sculptor, or writer, who is able by virtue of imagination and talent or skill to create works of aes ...

(2 pages) 36 0 4.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The Statue of Liberty New York

atue of Liberty has grown to include freedom and democracy as well as this international friendship.Sculptor Frederic Auguste Bartholdi was commissioned to design a sculpture with the year 1876 in min ...

(5 pages) 148 0 3.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Ozymandias by Percy B. Shelley

k, a shattered visage lies, whose frown,And wrinkled lip, and sneer of cold command, 5Tell that its sculptor well those passions readWhich yet survive, stamped on these lifeless things,The hand that m ...

(3 pages) 192 0 4.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Balsam. Essay written on an example of how smells evoke memories

of three maidens, each as lovely of face and figure as had ever been captured by artist's brush or sculptor's chisel. And the smell of flowers drifted by him.The flowers of the harvest.The flowers of ...

(10 pages) 48 0 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

The Italian Renaissance. Speaks of Donatello, Brunelleschi, da Vinci , and Michelangelo

The early Renaissance was home to the sculptor Donato di Niccollo di Bette Bardi, called Donatello, and the architect Filippo Brunelleschi ... Betto Bardi. He was most likely born in 1386, he was already practicing by 1406 as an assistant to sculptor Lorenzo Ghiberti (Multimedia). In the year 1416, Donatello started work on the marble statu ... ring the late 1460's, Leonardo became an apprentice to Andrea del Verrocchio, a leading painter and sculptor in Florence (Stites). The two of them worked together on The Baptism of Christ. Leonardo pa ...

(9 pages) 237 0 4.7 Apr/1995

Subjects: Art Essays

Leonardo Da Vinci

oved the Renaissance correct. Around 1466 he occupied himself to the leading Florentine painter and sculptor, Andrea del Verrocchio, as a studio boy.As a boy Leonardo had a fundamental understanding o ... .Many more areas of productive traits Leonardo excelled at, leading him to become a famous painter, sculptor, architect, engineer, and scientist. His most recognizable talent that he is commonly remem ...

(4 pages) 179 0 2.4 Jun/1996

Subjects: Art Essays

A Detailed Biography of Henry Moore

these years Moore began carving in wood and modelling clay, and he consciously decided to become a sculptor after hearing of Michelangelo's achievements at the age of eleven. While at secondary schoo ... stablished academic practices and insisted on direct carvings and truth to materials, influenced by sculptors like Brancusi and Epstein. His early sculpture was not always understood or appreciated, a ...

(14 pages) 163 0 3.5 Jun/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

"Ozymandias - Power and Despair" by Percy Bysshe Shelley

orrelated in this poem as well as many others.Under the immediate assumption that Ozymandias is the sculptor of the barren statues, one must realize that even kings cannot contain their passions and e ... estress where none could see it and without habitation for miles. Leaving these statues behind, the sculptor is given a chance to reveal to others the underlying sadness of his soul. "[Passions read] ...

(2 pages) 94 0 3.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Atraction/Repulsion A criticism paper/statement from an art school student discussing the role of attraction and repulsion using examples of sculptors working in the 1970's.

o works that have been criticized as "funerary" and stressed "deathliness". Joseph Beuys is another sculptor that uses the element of attraction and repulsion, especially in his Fat Chair (1963). Fat ...

(3 pages) 55 0 3.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

a report about the life of lianardo Da Vinci

nci (1452 - 1519) was known for his art during that time. Along with being a painter da Vinci was a sculptor, an engineer, an architect, and a scientist. Da Vinci was born during the Renaissance and a ... a scientist. Da Vinci was born during the Renaissance and after his death he influenced many other sculptors, and painters like Michelangelo.Leonard was born in Vinci, Tuscany. Leonardo was a part of ...

(3 pages) 116 1 4.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Brancusi's "Bird in Space"

s attention. It is a "half-moon" shape, on a conical base, with a cylindrical bottom. Brancusi, the sculptor, was focused on a bird in flight. He focused, however not on the physical traits of the bir ...

(1 pages) 138 3 3.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Agias, from the Doachos Monument

es created. There were even formulas for calculating the "ideal" proportions of the human body that sculptors would follow. A proficient example of a sculpture from this period is the Agias, from the ... . A proficient example of a sculpture from this period is the Agias, from the Doachos Monument. The sculptor is believed to be Lysippos. The monument was a gift from King Doachos of Thessaly dedicated ...

(2 pages) 45 0 4.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

A brief anyalysis and response to Percy Shelley's "Ozymandias" and a commentary on the temporal nature of the things humans strive for most.

k, a shattered visage lies, whose frown, And wrinkled lip, and sneer of cold command, Tell that its sculptor well those passions read"(4-6). On the pedestal of the statue, there are these words, " 'My ... mments here on art's ability to outlast an empire. In true romantic style, it is suggested that the sculptor, who surely enjoyed less power, was able to portray and possess more in his work of art tha ...

(2 pages) 94 1 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

A breif biography of Andrea del Verrochio

of Andrea de Cione ( he later changed his name to Andrea del Verrochio).Andrea del Verrochio was a sculptor, painter, goldsmith, and master to Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci and Perugino. Andrea del V ... nardo da Vinci and Perugino. Andrea del Verrochio ranked second only to Donatello among the Italian sculptors of the Renaissance. Some famous art Andrea del Verrochio created were, "David" located at ...

(1 pages) 29 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

"Two Piece Reclining Figure" a Henry Moore sculpture.

ining Figure 3, a sculpture created in 1961.With seemingly more works in public view than any other sculptor in history, Henry Moore is a giant in twentieth century art. Moore's fortunes however weren ...

(5 pages) 115 0 4.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Pablo Picasso

Pablo PicassoPablo Picasso was a Spanish painter and sculptor, generally considered the greatest artist of the 20th century. He was unique as an inventor ...

(7 pages) 220 0 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists