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Sculpture Analysis

Hailey Brangers Formal Analysis/Interpretation of Sculpture Flint Collins Art History 250 February 5, 2015 Menkaure and Khamerernebty, Gizeh, Egypt, Fourth Dynasty, ca. 2490-2472 BCE 1. What are the basic features of the work? Is the process used subtractive (such as low or high relief carving) or additive (such as modeling or assemblage)? What is its medium? Describe the sculpture’s dimensions. Can you detect any damage or evidence of restoration? This is a statue of Menkaure and one of...

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Classical Greek Sculpture Analysis

Classical Greek Sculpture Analysis Riace Bronzes (Statue A) This classical Greek sculpture is titled the Riace Bronzes. The Riace statues are two life-size bronze statues each weighing nearly a ton. Statue A which is depicted above is of a young warrior, while statue B which is not depicted is of an older warrior wearing a helmet. In this analysis I will be concentrating on Statue A. The sculptor of this statue remains unknown; however most experts...

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Formal Analysis of Quetzalcoatl Sculpture

Formal Analysis of Aztec Feathered Serpent Sculpture   Facing out into the eyes of museum-goers, the Aztec feathered serpent sculpture currently on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art dates from between fifteenth and early sixteenth century. Though the iconographic motif of the feathered serpent is a common and meaningful one in Aztec art, the formal elements of this piece communicate an equally strong message. Through deliberate choices in the crafting and facture of this seemingly dense...

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FILIPINO SCULPTURE Abdulmari Asia Imao, a native of Sulu, is a sculptor, painter, photographer, ceramist, documentary film maker, cultural researcher, writer, and articulator of Philippine Muslim art and culture. Through his works, the indigenous ukkil, sarimanok and naga motifs have been popularized and instilled in the consciousness of the Filipino nation and other peoples as original Filipino creations. His U.P. art education introduced him to Filipino masters like Guillermo Tolentino and...

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Classical Sculpture of the Greeks: a Journal Review.

Article Review; “What is 'Classical' Sculpture” by Walter R. Agard Jakob Mattern HUM 2220, prof. Warner Ph.D. Th, 6:00pm-8:45pm Word Count: 1102 The word 'classic'; used to describe styles of music, painting, sculpture, architecture, and even manufactured consumer goods. If ever there was a period in art or manufacturing that stands out with even balance, subtle dignity, and general excellence, it will most likely be described as classical, which after all, is no easy feat, considering that...

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Greek Sculpture

Greek Sculpture Greek Sculpture evolved and transformed throughout the ancient civilization through nearly nine hundred years and three major historical periods. Over the lengthy time that the Greeks prospered, many artists and sculptors worked to perfect the arts that they labored on. They started from the ground up and their art continuously developed from the feet, eventually up to the head where the sculpture was perfected. Each period, from the Geometric to the Hellenistic had significant...

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Sculpture of the Old Kingdom of Ancient Egypt

little influence--or at least little direct influence--on the Egyptian art. The characteristic features of the art of the Old Kingdom were derived almost exclusively from the works of the Bronze Age (4500-3000 B.C.). Made in that period, there were sculptures of animals that were the predecessors of the statues of Egyptian gods and goddesses in the shape of animals. There were terra-cotta figures of women--probably the slaves from the African tribes--which probably were to represent the Mother Goddesses...

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Formal analysis

Dec.6.2012 Formal Analysis: Sculpture With significant differences in shapes, volumes, texture and settings, Auguste Rodin’s Walking Man and Richard Serra’s T.E.U.C.L.A., two conspicuous sculptures in UCLA sculpture garden, both demonstrate the combination of movement and stillness to viewers. Though, Rodin’s sculpture mainly represents it through a posture of a body in motion, while Serra tries to represent it by creating an immobile metal-like mass. Rodin’s sculpture represents a bronzy...

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Indian Painting and Sculpture

Painting and Sculpture Introduction Indian painting has a very long tradition and history in Indian art. The earliest Indian paintings were the rock paintings of pre-historic times, the petroglyphs  found in places like Bhimbetka , some of them from before 5500 BC. And also an imperative part of Indian art culture is dominated by sculptures in India. Indian sculptures started from bronze and other stones. Sculpture of India has its roots from the planet’s oldest...

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Comparative Formal Analysis of Artworks

Art-2 Comparative Formal Analysis The Culture Shift between the Paleolithic and Sumerian Period The Old Stone Age (Paleolithic Period) marked the birth of art. During that period, humankind began to acknowledge the forms of human and animals, thus creating many sculptures and paintings in attempt to represent the world around them. Venus of Willendorf (ca. 28,000 BCE.) also known as Nude woman, from Willendorf, Austria, was one...

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