Essays Tagged: "Venus of Willendorf"

The Dynamic from Conceptions to Experiences in Early Art and the Characterization of Greek Art in the Classical Era.

The Venus of Willendorf is one of the earliest sculpted figures, dating from between 28,000 and 23,000 B ...

(5 pages) 162 1 3.7 Aug/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Looking at Paintings

Professor BoydHumanities 1301February 27, 2004Looking at PaintingsFor my first piece of art I chose a ... l rectangle and the medium used in this picture is a dry point etching on paper. I chose this piece of art because it reminded me of the Woman of Willendorf , a sculpture that we studied earlier this ... inded me of the Woman of Willendorf , a sculpture that we studied earlier this year. Like the Woman of Willendorf the picture is of a woman's body without a head. I believe the absence of a head is to ...

(3 pages) 55 1 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Trace the development of the female figure in freestanding sculpture through the Archaic Period making reference to at least three korai

The earliest types of sculpture were fertility goddesses similar to the 'Venus' of Willendorf, which is thought to date from between 24,000-22,000 BCE. They were only large ... red important to portray the female figure as lifelike. In this way the sculpture is similar to the Venus of Willendorf. Despite being very different they are both equally unlifelike, the Venus' breas ...

(9 pages) 68 0 4.9 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

History of art. compare and contrast.

Compare and Contrast: Venus of Willendorf vs. Cycladic figuresWhat is the difference between two figures that both represe ... ng this paper you will be fully versed in the answer to this interesting and quite debated question.Venus of Willendorf "was found on August 7th, 1908 during a systematic excavation in the ninth and h ... 0, 2004, from,Chris. (n.d.). Venus of Willendorf. Retrieved August 10, 2004, from ...

(4 pages) 97 2 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Women in Ancient Times: from Matriarchy to Patriarchy.

he sexes varies across cultures and time.Images of women, mostly figurines of the same type as the "Venus" of Willendorf*, Lespugue** and Laussel*** (old statuettes representing obese women, women who ...

(10 pages) 201 3 4.8 Nov/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Dionysian Aspects Of Wicca

had its roots, in the ancient rural peoples of long ago. This is evidenced in such artifacts as the Venus of Willendorf and other statues dating well back into the 35th - 10th centuries B.C. The adven ...

(6 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

A new medium

for thousands of years. One of the earliest depictions of the female image comes in the form of the Venus figurines, which originated during the Paleolithic era, confirming this idea. In studying The ... Willendorf, Austria in the 1900's dating between 24,000-22,000 BCE, it is apparent that (like most Venus figurines) it is the female sexual body parts that are most accented: breasts, stomach, thighs ...

(15 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Art Essays