Essays Tagged: "sculptures"

Ceramic Glazing

in abundance in the desert areas of the Near East. The turquoise glazed beads, ornaments, and small sculptures, which are known as Egyptian paste, are probably the earliest glazed objects. The glaze o ...

(3 pages) 121 0 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Art Essays


h history, we can learn about ages through art. For instance, China used bronzes for a lot of pots, sculptures, and other art. Bronzes are very heavy, which suggests that to be able to build these mas ... archeological find. They found about 6,000 life like clay warriors. It was a tomb filled with 6,000 sculptures made from a combination of molds and individual modeling. The legs of the warriors were s ...

(2 pages) 118 0 4.5 Feb/1997

Subjects: Art Essays


s from the first Book of Samuel. Michelangelo has background with the Christian Church and did many sculptures and painting for the church. The religious influence of the church could not be avoid by ... he no longer paid for the lessons, instead he was paid. "Michelangelo produced at least two relief sculptures by the time he was sixteen years old, the battle of the features and the Madonna of the s ...

(10 pages) 308 0 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

The Writing On The Wall (is graffiti an art form?)

fer to as Dain, in Switzerland who is an 'artist', in the commonly known sense of the word. He does sculptures, oil paintings, prints, sketches and more. His art originates in his graffiti. He is a gr ...

(3 pages) 341 8 3.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Queen Elizabeth and the the Elizabethan age

e long-lasting Tudor style. Although the Elizabethan age produced a certain amount ofcharacteristic sculptures and paintings, the Elizabethan style can best be seen in theperiod's architecture. The dr ...

(5 pages) 145 1 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Michelangelo - his thoughts on the classical period vs. the gothic period

to over come obstacles standing in their way, building around and in the landscape to create their sculptures buildings. Ancient Rome had a status of being all-powerful in comparison only to heaven. ... cal antiquity did not stop from its outer appearance but continued throughout the architecture with sculptures and paintings everywhere within. The sculptures and paintings received just as much atten ...

(2 pages) 40 0 1.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Comparing archaic greek art to helenistic greek art.

ic (600-480 B.C.E.) and Hellenistic (323-150 B.C.E.). In the archaic period examples of pottery and sculptures will be shown and discussed. In the Hellenistic period the transitions of sculpture desig ... letics, horsemanship, and parties. The women were not represented in the pottery as much as men.The sculptures during the archaic period were usually life size or larger. Bronze statues were produced ...

(3 pages) 155 0 4.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

Brancusi's "Bird in Space"

lso very powerful and very strong.This version of "Bird in Space" is the first in a series of seven sculptures just like it. It was carved from marble and cast in bronze, and after it was smoothed and ...

(1 pages) 138 3 3.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art


nd things. He loved to shock the public with his strange, powerful paintings, drawings, prints, and sculptures. Picasso was among the first to make collages by pasting material onto the canvas.Before ...

(4 pages) 98 0 3.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists


tic in his poetry and an optimist in his artwork. Michelangelo's artwork consisted of paintings and sculptures that showed humanity in it's natural state. Michelangelo's poetry was pessimistic in his ... howing that he had a great and stable personality.Michelangelo's artwork consisted of paintings and sculptures that showed humanity in it's natural state. Michelangelo Buonarroti was called to Rome in ...

(6 pages) 197 0 3.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Humanism, What humanists do for a living and what they need to focus on in life.

d books, and scrolls was something that Humanists like to do. Humanists also drew pictures and made sculptures with a lot of linear lines. Humanists where focusing on a "well rounded" life. If you are ...

(2 pages) 54 0 4.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Ancient Greek Paintings

Though the Greeks have been known throughout the world for their excellent sculptures and amphorae, they must also be credited for mastering panel painting. The main reason th ... t he had his name woven into his cloak in gold letters. Pliny also writes that Zeuxis executed clay sculptures, although his reputation rests on his painting.Unlike his rival Parrhasios, whose paintin ...

(5 pages) 111 0 4.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Chola architecture.

l creations was the Chola period. One could see marvelous temples, monolithic pillars and beautiful sculptures if you could travel down south in India in the areas of Tanjore, Trichy and Kumbakonam. N ... day. This is built across the river CauveryChola monarchs commissioned majestic temples and elegant sculptures to proclaim their power, wealth, and piety. The most enduring aspect of the four-century ...

(2 pages) 30 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

The Roman emperor Publius Aelius Hadrianus.

articular had a serious relationship with a handsome young man named Antinous whom Hadrian had many sculptures made of. When Antinous mysteriously died on a trip down the Nile in Egypt, (a popular bel ...

(3 pages) 36 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Your successful life at age 35!

ms, 2 movie theaters, a gymnasium, game rooms, small water parks and lots of cultural paintings and sculptures.I wouldn't live the way I live hadn't it been for the movie that launched my career. I th ...

(2 pages) 115 4 4.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Duane Hason.

on held his first one-man show in New York City. It was there that Hanson displayed his human-clone sculptures and was told by dealer Ivan Karp that he would be "famous but not rich." Hanson sold his ... was enough to give Hanson the jump-start he needed to begin his career as a super-realist sculptor.Sculptures such as Bowery Derelicts (1969) display homeless persons, drunken and asleep in an alley, ...

(4 pages) 67 0 4.7 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Renaissance through Impressionism.

nd study the glory of art, and there was a belief in the power of the human being. In the art, more sculptures and paintings were depicting nude humans. The body had become more of a vessel for pleasu ... was the new fad of the renaissance. Sculpture was three hundred and sixty degrees instead of relief sculptures; paintings had a sense of three-dimensional space (Kissick 168-176).The piece of art that ...

(6 pages) 207 0 1.4 Aug/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Pablo picasso.

career, which lasted more than 75 years, he created thousands of works, not only paintings but also sculptures, prints, and ceramics, using all kinds of materials. He almost single-handedly created mo ...

(2 pages) 54 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Biography of Martin Puryear's life- mostly his artwork.

forms; this is something I was realizing before, but now that I understand the meanings behind such sculptures, I can now begin to understand them.I am very interested in Puryear's combination of mate ...

(2 pages) 39 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Metropolitan Art Museum Research Paper.

m for an hour, bouncing from security guard to security guard (trying to find my way to the baroque sculptures) I was finally able to answer that question. The two examples I chose were "Nessus and De ... g woman of the Baroque period. She is thin, but not to thin. She is thick but not too thick.In both sculptures, the people are well in proportion. Although the women are smaller than the men, the bodi ...

(8 pages) 187 0 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays