Sculpture

Sculpture

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Mega Square Sculpture spans over 23,000 years and over 120 examples of the most beautiful sculptures in the world: from prehistoric art and Egyptian statues to the works of Michelangelo, Henry Moore and Niki de Saint-Phalle. It illuminates the wide variety of materials used and the evolution of styles over centuries, as well as the peculiarities of the most important sculptors.

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Date de parution 07 janvier 2014
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EAN13 9781781609477
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Sculpture
Page 4: Portrait of a Woman marble, flavones period Capitoline Museums, Rome
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Foreword
“It is truly flesh! You would think it moulded by kisses and caresses! You almost expect, when you touch this body, to find it warm.”
– Michelangelo
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Contents
Barthé, Richmond
Bernini
Brancusi, Constantin
Burgos
Canova, Antonio
Carpeaux, JeanBaptiste
Cellini, Benvenuto
César
Coysevox, Antoine
Degas, Edgar
Della Robbia, Luca
Donatello
Dubuffet, Jean
Erhart, Michel and Grégor
Gabo, Naum
Gauguin, Paul
Giacometti, Alberto
Girardon, François
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Hosmer, Harriet
Kirchner, Ernst Ludwig
Matisse, Henri
Michelangelo
Modigliani, Amedeo
Moore, Henry
Nauman, Bruce
Oppenheim, Meret
Picasso, Pablo
Puget, Pierre
Rauschenberg, Robert
Regnaudin, Thomas
Rodin, Auguste
SaintPhalle, Niki de
Torrigiani, Pietro
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culpture, although it preceded painted S art, was long considered to be merely the accessory and complement of the eldest of the three arts: architecture. Executed using the same materials as in architecture – wood, stone and marble – sculpture was initially seen as ornament for architecture.
The Brassempouy Lady, Grotte du Pape
Circa 22000 B.C. Ivory, height 3 cm Museum of National Antiques SaintGermainenLaye
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However, little by little, sculpture soon established itself as an independent and dignified art. After having admired the universe, man started to contemplate himself. He recognised that the human body is among all forms the only one able to fully manifest the spirit and aspirations of man.
Idol
Cyclade Islands, Greece, 27002400 B.C marble The Menil Collection, Houston