Essays Tagged: "Sculptors"

Intense innovation of the 15th century

the 15th century"The 15th century was a period of intense exploration and innovation for painters, sculptors, and , architects." -Brian Mate 1997The 15th century, was a time of restructuring,... a ti ... the 15th century"The 15th century was a period of intense exploration and innovation for painters, sculptors, and , architects." -Brian Mate 1997The 15th century, was a time of restructuring,... a ti ...

(9 pages) 140 0 3.4 Feb/1996

Subjects: Art Essays

Conava and Rodin. A comparison in styles.

they both shared somewhat similar views and influences. "Canova and Rodin are probably the only two sculptors of the nineteenth century who escaped the strictures of an epoch that looked on human life ...

(5 pages) 175 1 5.0 Nov/1995

Subjects: Art Essays


arder. It is not known how he started his career but probably learned stone carving from one of the sculptors working for the cathedral of Florence about 1400. Some time between 1404 and 1407 he becam ... hlights throughout the saint's hair.Late Florentine period. During his absence, a new generation of sculptors who excelled in the treatment of marble surfaces had rose in Florence. With the change in ...

(5 pages) 173 1 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays

a report about the life of lianardo Da Vinci

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 ... of aerodynamics.Leonardo da Vinci was very important to the Renaissance because he influenced many sculptors and painters of the future time period. He also made many advances in science, so without ...

(3 pages) 116 1 4.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

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 ...

(2 pages) 45 0 4.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art


Italians living in the 14th and 15th century, were and knew that they were living in a new era.*The sculptors, painters, and writers of this era saw themselves on the same level as the thinkers and ar ... culptor can be considered as the most original and comprehensive genius of that remarkable group of sculptors and painters who created a truly artistic revolution in Florence during the first quarter ...

(11 pages) 581 5 4.1 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Aegean Civilization - Describes the similiarities and differences of the Minoan, Cycladic, and Mycenaean cultures, including specific works of art.

olumnar neck; a tilted oval shield of a face; and a long ridge like nose" (Janson 93). The Cycladic sculptors then embraced a new style. The newer sculptures were of nude female figures that lacked th ...

(2 pages) 144 0 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays


the Gulf of Mexico. The word Olmec means "the dweller in the land of rubber". The Olmecs were great sculptors. They are most famous for their carvings of huge human heads made from boulders. Some of t ...

(9 pages) 171 0 4.1 Mar/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The life of Jane Alexander

g age she started showing great artistic talent, and is now one of South Africa's most acknowledged sculptors. She studied at the University of Witwatersrand and obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Fine Ar ...

(5 pages) 62 1 4.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Account for the centrality of ancient sculpture to the canon of art in Western Europe between the Renaissance and the early nineteenth century.

rn standards of painting. His main point from the extracts of his book Lives ofthe Modern Painters, Sculptors & Architects 1672 is that perfect beauty does notexist in nature, therefore the realm ... hatcelebrated age". (ibid.) This along with similarly impressive accolades given by mostthe leading sculptors, painters and art critics almost immediately guaranteed the workscanonical status.However ...

(5 pages) 101 0 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Luca Della Robia

Della Robbia was just about fifteen years old when he was first invited to Rimini with other young sculptors to make some things out of marble for Sigismondo di Pandolfo Malatesta (who was then build ... a specially made furnace. He had invented this great discovery which helped many future artists or sculptors to come. The total chapel was finally finished around the year of 1462. During his ...

(3 pages) 35 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Baroque Arts and 3 Examples

arts at that time, as a return to tradition and spirituality. Baroque is a style in which painters, sculptors, and architects rummaged emotion, movement, and variety in their works. Baroque favors hig ...

(3 pages) 234 1 4.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays


r, technique, influences, and of course theartists. Some of the most noted artists, architects, and sculptors of the High Renaissanceinclude Giotto, Donato Bramante, Leonardo Da Vinci, Michelangelo, a ...

(6 pages) 102 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Greek Sculpture and developments

orm had been clearly established and artists began to imitate and copy the achievements of previous sculptors. (Cook 74) From the first appearance of Greek sculpture a clear trend towards exploring an ... ulpture did serve several roles in Greek society its function was not religiously defined, and thus sculptors had a degree of freedom in their exploration into the human form. Once established in the ...

(7 pages) 113 1 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

The Italian Renaissance

of the renaissance came from the art and the techniques and styles associated with them. Painters, sculptors, and architects all came together to produce a mass arrangement of fine art. With the infl ... all came together to produce a mass arrangement of fine art. With the influential works of leadings sculptors like Donatello, the realism of paints portrayed by Botticelli and Giotto, and Leondardo Da ...

(1 pages) 52 2 3.7 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Colombia art: This essay tells mostly about the type of art in Colombia. There was once a form of art that was not even known to man until...

idn't have a major influence on Colombian lifestyle. Then in the 1920's is when several outstanding sculptors, notably Marco Tobon Mejia and Jose Horacio Betancur. Influenced by Mexican art, this grou ... tably Marco Tobon Mejia and Jose Horacio Betancur. Influenced by Mexican art, this group of several sculptors from the city of Medellin created the second greatest mural movement in the Americas. From ...

(3 pages) 29 0 3.7 Feb/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Sculpture frieze of the Siphnian Treasury, Delphi, Archaic Greek. C.530-525

ury exhibits two rather distinct styles. This is probably because of a division of work between two sculptors and their workshops. This hypothesis seems to be confirmed in an inscription on the north ...

(2 pages) 29 0 2.5 May/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Ancient Greek Sculpture.

orms of 'In the round', low relief and high relief [source: A History of Greek Art by F.B.Tarbell]. Sculptors depicted human-like gods or godlike humans often in the with the perfection embodied by At ... highest degree of control in technique captured an astounding realism, the most illustrious of all sculptors lived in the 'Golden Age' and those perceived to be the greatest include Myron of Athens, ...

(11 pages) 310 1 5.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

What was modern about De Stijl?

humanism that rejected the natural for the man made'. The group included painters, architects, and sculptors such as Rietveld, Oud, van Eesteren, Mondrain, van der leck, Huszar and Vantongerloo. Many ...

(8 pages) 38 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

History on the Taj Mahal

ahal was a combination of Islamic, Persian, Hindu and earlier Mughal architecture. Hindu craftsman, sculptors and stonecutters were involved in creating the Taj. The Taj Mahal was surrounded by the Ch ...

(2 pages) 48 1 4.3 Aug/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History