Essays Tagged: "Sculpture"

Biography of Pablo Ruiz y Picasso

rly all of the "avant-garde styles" current at the turn of the century.He also became known for his sculpture , drawings, graphics, and ceramics works. In some way he was the artist most characteristi ... demned as "decadent" and "unacceptable" in most Communist countries.After 1945, Picasso's painting, sculpture, and ceramics developed to a more relaxed and gentle feeling . He appeared to make peace w ...

(3 pages) 236 0 3.8 Jan/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Divine Status - The accomplishments of Michelangelo and why he is truly one of the greatest artists of all time.

art, you impatiently proceed toward thefront. You finally approach a rope enclosing the base of the sculpture. A colossal figureof fourteen feet stands before you. It immediately absorbs all of your a ... eenth century.His awesomely painted figures in the Sistine Chapel and many architectural designs andsculptures influenced many creators for three hundred years following his death.Michelangelo began c ...

(3 pages) 346 7 4.5 Mar/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Advertising and art

D ARTThere is a distinct connection between art and advertising. There are three major visual arts, sculpture, painting, and architecture. Of these three arts, very effective advertising is made possi ...

(10 pages) 365 0 2.8 Sep/1996

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 ... h are very religious figures. It shows the beginning of time to the Flood with Noah's Great Ark.The sculpture of David was done for Saint Peters Cathedral. It gave new meaning to life for the people o ...

(10 pages) 308 0 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

ET and Egypt?

uestions can be answered through the evidence found in ancient wall paintings and carvings, and the sculpture and buildings found in many different parts of the world. All over Europe and South Americ ... m. So why would they draw space suits and flying men and objects.par ab There are also many sculptures that have certain characteristics that are unusual to the normal art of the civilizations ...

(6 pages) 96 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

A concise description of Michelanglelo's Pieta. What is your opinion about the pieta and what things do you notice about it

, but none are more famous than Michelangelo's. He chose to use white Carrara marble to create this sculpture. It was done around the year 1500, and can be viewed in St. Peter's Basilica, whose dome w ... many reasons why this might have been done. The most practical reason was to create support for the sculpture. He may have also done this to show that Mary is the main figure. My personal opinion of w ...

(2 pages) 97 1 4.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Essay and Biography on Enigma and Michael Cretu.

ENIGMA was born.ENIGMA is not a band, it's a project. The ENIGMA project has been coined as a "Pop Sculpture" and has to be credited with single-handedly bringing about the popularity of Gregorian ch ...

(4 pages) 81 1 3.9 Nov/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Brancusi's "Bird in Space"

rd thrust is unregulated. Brancusi's captures the essence of flight and the essence of a bird. This sculpture is very smooth and aerodynamic, the way a birds wings lay against its body. It seems to ha ... 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

Leonardo Da Vinci one of the greatest artists pertold in history. He created several tremendous and infamous art pieces including "The Mona Lisa." This was only one of his several extradinary works.

d to send him to be an apprentice to the artist Andrea del Verrocchio in Florence. There he studied sculpture and the mechanical arts. This was also when he first developed an interest in anatomy. In ... of Milan for the king of France, invited Leonardo to return to that city. His work in painting and sculpture over the next seven years remained mostly in the planning stage--in sketches that he drew ...

(3 pages) 148 0 3.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Agias, from the Doachos Monument

l, includes very careful attention to the anatomy of the human body. This is especially true in the sculptures created. There were even formulas for calculating the "ideal" proportions of the human bo ... ng 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 Doachos Monument. The sculptor is believed to be L ...

(2 pages) 45 0 4.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art


collage as an artistic technique, and developing assemblage (construction of various materials) in sculpture. All of these proofs that he is and has to be the most important artist of the 20th Centur ... nd Gertrude Stein. He had already produced numerous engravings of great power and began his work in sculpture during these years.One such painting in this period is Family of Saltimbanques (1905, Nati ...

(7 pages) 231 1 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

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

to exist. Even a statue he has made to reinforce the possibility of his immortality shatters. This sculpture, a piece of art, is able to remain long after Ozymandias' 'greatness' has subsided. This s ...

(2 pages) 94 1 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

El Greco's "View Of Toledo".

going to a museum is the only way to fully experience a work of art. By looking at a painting or a sculpture in a book or on a slide, one cannot fully experience the work of art. By visiting the Metr ... years in Venice, the next place that El Greco moved to was Rome. Here he worked on architecture and sculpture and met other famous artists at thatparticular time period. He decided that he would leave ...

(5 pages) 138 0 3.6 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Modernism and examples from literature, painting, sculpture, and architecture.

erring to the philosophy of modern art.After observing the different works of literature, painting, sculpture, and architecture through chapters 20 and 21, it's paramount that the thoughts that the ar ... would be "Hands Holding the Void". I found this peace of art work to be my favorite. This symbolic sculpture by Alberto Giacometti captivated the uncertainty of the modern world and the anguish this ...

(3 pages) 185 0 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

What are the main sources of information we have available for the Roman Empire?

ch I will be discussing in this essay. These include: inscriptions, letters, Roman architecture and sculpture, and other archaeological information such as pottery and evidence from classical historia ... urce for displaying information on the persecution of Christians at the time.Roman architecture and sculpture is possibly the best known and most widely available source of information for archaeologi ...

(6 pages) 58 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

"The Trendy Green Drink" the marking techniques on the packaging Arizonia green tea has used to appeal to its target audience.

background the bottle's illustrations are of a tree growing small pink flowers, as well as a golden sculpture and a blue river flowing in the back. The seal is around two inches in height and reaches ...

(4 pages) 144 2 4.4 May/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

The changing nature of the Artwork with specific reference to perfomance and installation artists, Mike Parr and Ken Unsworth.

hes, religious and gothic-based, in which art evolved from it's two dimensions and was practised in sculpture format, the Victorian and art Nouveau-influenced craft movements in which art became decor ...

(7 pages) 87 1 4.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

This is a paper on the conditions during the reign of Louis lV, during the cultural renaissance in europe.

Describe Absolutism. Describe how absolutism expressed itself in painting, architecture, sculpture, and politics.Absolutism:Absolutism is a political assertion or theory that claims that al ... on the officials of his court. Versailles was considered His capital. It certainly looked like one.Sculpture:Sculpture during this era portrayed images of surreal power. A prime example is the beauti ...

(5 pages) 67 0 4.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has one of the finest Asian and European art collections that has enlightened and strengthened my understanding in my personal art experience.

na, made of dry lacquer with traces of gilt and polychrome pigments, height 38 in, and width 27 in, sculpture-in-the-round. One of characteristics of seated Buddha is his seated posture. This posture ... l lotus position, cross legged with heels placed on their opposing thighs, though the lower part of sculpture is missing. The damage arms lay on the legs. The positions of arms suggest that the hands ...

(4 pages) 138 0 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

This essay is about my visit to Walters Museum and a description of the pieces Ankhen-sekmet Entertained by a Harpist (Egyptian Civ.) and Relief with Winged Genius (Assyrian Civ.)

is of comparison to work with however nothing in the first few galleries caught my eye. There was a sculpture titled 'Unknown Man', that reminded me of the Kore found in Ancient Greece. However, there ... round this exhibit, so once again I moved on. The next gallery I came to dismayed me also. No large sculptures caught my eye, and it seemed that I was doomed to fail this project. In frantic distress, ...

(6 pages) 152 0 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art