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  ArtLex on Sculpture
"After painting comes Sculpture, a very noble art, but one that does not in the execution require the same supreme ingenuity as the art of painting, since in two most important and difficult particulars, in foreshortening and in light and shade, for which the painter has to invent a process, sculpture is helped by nature.
Baroque goldsmith and sculptor, in a letter to Benedotto Varchi, January 28, 1547.
"Sculptures are drawings you fall over in the dark." Al Hirschfeld (1904-2003), American caricaturist.
www.artlex.com /ArtLex/s/sculpture.html   (262 words)

sculpture, especially in stone, was predominantly subordinated to architecture and served almost exclusively for ecclesiastical purposes.
Sculpture in the United States is a development of the last three quarters of the nineteenth century.
sculpture was ushered in by the Centennial Exposition at
www.newadvent.org /cathen/13641b.htm   (6648 words)

 Sculpture Encyclopedia - Big Sculpture Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Wearable art, ballet art, and sculpture art are brought together in VIVIAN ALEXANDER™’s "Jewels" to honor the life and accomplishments of George Balanchine, the renown Russian chorographer that created the New York City Ballet, transformed the art of ballet in Broadway Musicals, and remade the way ballet is performed around the world.
Sound sculpture is one term for the multimedia artform where, as the name suggests, sculpture produces sound or, less often, the reverse.
Sound sculpture is one term for the multimedia artform where, as the name suggests, sculpture produces sound or,...
www.bigsculptureguide.com /sculpture-encyclopedia.html   (433 words)

 Sculpture - MSN Encarta
Sculpture (Latin sculpere, “to carve”), three-dimensional art concerned with the organization of masses and volumes.
Sculpture can be made from almost any organic or inorganic substance.
In the 20th century the field of sculpture was enormously broadened and enriched by new techniques, such as welding and assemblage, and by new materials resulting from technology, such as neon tubing.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761568350/Sculpture.html   (417 words)

 Kinetic Sculpture Encyclopedia Articles @ ColorfulImaginations.com (Colorful Imaginations)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Kinetic sculptures are examples of kinetic art in the form of sculpture.
The movement may be real or imagined, as in the case of kinetic sculpture using light or projection, for instance in the work of Abraham Palatnik.
The motion of the work can be provided in many ways: mechanically through electricity, steam or clockwork; by utilising natural phenomena such as wind or wave power; or by relying on the spectator to provide the motion, by cranking a handle, shifting viewpoints or even by optical illusion.
colorfulimaginations.com /encyclopedia/Kinetic_sculpture   (353 words)

 Tate | Glossary | Sculpture
Sculpture is three-dimensional art made by one of four basic processes.
These are carving (in stone, wood, ivory or bone); modelling in clay; modelling (in clay or wax) and then casting the model in bronze; constructing (a twentieth-century development).
The earliest known human artefacts recognisable as what we would call sculpture date from the period known as the Upper Paleolithic, which is roughly from 40,000 to 10,000 years ago.
www.tate.org.uk /collections/glossary/definition.jsp?entryId=267   (278 words)

 Hall of Sculpture: Carnegie Museum of Art
The architects of the Hall of Sculpture chose to model their room on the Parthenon's cella, or inner sanctuary, which was distinguished by a double tier of columns (the cella of the Parthenon had to accommodate a forty-foot statue of Athena).
Because the Hall of Sculpture was a public museum space, the architects created a balcony with a decorative iron railing to make viewing from the second floor possible.
The balcony of the Hall of Sculpture is now reserved for decorative arts objects-principally glass, ceramics, and metalwork-that may range in date from the eighteenth to the twentieth century.
www.cmoa.org /info/sculp.asp   (444 words)

 Apple - Logic Pro - Sculpture   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Sculpture brings the technology to your Macintosh as a Logic Pro 7 instrument.
The sophisticated algorithm at the core of Sculpture combines different models of vibrating natural material: It can be glass, steel, nylon or wood — or a mixture of all of them.
Sculpture provides an extensive array of different methods for generating this and other modulations, including; two assignable LFOs, a fixed LFO for Vibrato, two Jitter generators that add random variations with an adjustable bandwidth and two Randomizers that only change values at note on.
www.apple.com /logic/sculpture.html   (687 words)

Sculpture is an art of hollows and projections.
His bronze sculpture are compelling studies in vulnerability and endurance, charged with both energy and restrained pathos.
His stunning "Dancer" sculpture series effortlessly combines amazing feats of engineering and balance with the poignant grace of his compositional aesthetic to create truly poetic figures.
modernsculpture.com /sculpture.htm   (578 words)

 The State Hermitage Museum: Collection Highlights
Italian sculpture of the 15th to 20th centuries is represented by a modest but representative collection.
The gem of the Early Renaissance period is the marble relief Madonna and Child by Antonio Rossellino, one of the leading 15th-century Florentine sculptors, and Florence also produced the della Robbia family, represented here by a number of characteristic terracotta works.
The terracotta figures and models for large sculptures by masters of the 17th-18th centuries often display more freedom and emotion than the final marbles, and this is particularly noticeable in examples by the leading sculptor and architect, Gianlorenzo Bernini: The Ecstasy of St Theresa, St Constantine the Great and a fragment of the master's self-portrait.
www.hermitagemuseum.org /html_En/03/hm3_3_3.html   (312 words)

This sculpture, untitled, was executed in 1984 when David was 28 years of age and continues to be exhibited since his one-man exhibition held at the Brompton Gallery, Knightsbridge, London and the Salama-Caro Gallery, London.
Fabulous Sculpture of a Race Horse and Jockey, heavy, Sterling Silver and is stamped with artist's name and numbered on the base: PLAZZOTTA 4/12 together with the Foundry seal: FONDERIA ITALY with the letter "M" in a circle.
Unique Terracotta Sculpture of Artist's daughter Samantha, 'Sam' so engraved on the base of the Bust and signed with the intials "AC" on the back of the base.
www.worksunlimited.com /Sculpture.htm   (2296 words)

 Ceramics Today - Sculpture   (Site not responding. Last check: )
One of a kind ceramic sculptures, bronze sculptures and paintings by the Dutch artist Rosita Sikking Reeberg.
Is based in London and does ceramic sculpture and tiles and digital art work.
Sculptural and domesticware by Gordon Crosby - British potter since the 1960s.
www.ceramicstoday.com /links/ceramicsculpture.html   (213 words)

 Sculpture Statue Art, Bronze Sculptures, Bronze statues
It is a gift that can be "sculptured" according to that special person's style and/or even favorite pet or animal.
For example, you can give an animal sculpture to your animal lover friend.
If you cannot find the exact sculpture or statue that you need to make this unique gift perfect in the best way possible, please contact us and we will do our best to help you.
www.sculptureandstatue.com   (434 words)

 Loveland High Plains Arts Council - Sculpture in the Park
The second weekend of August, Benson Sculpture Garden is transformed by the Loveland High Plains Arts Council and their volunteers from a park into a beautiful setting for this outstanding exhibit.
Sculpture in the Park is sponsored by the Loveland High Plains Arts Council.
Benson Sculpture Park will be closed July 30, 2008 through August 9, 2008 to allow for the set-up of the Sculpture in the Park show.
www.sculptureinthepark.org   (209 words)

Sculptures are often thematic on topics such as wildlife, religion, tradition, or fun.
Choose the sculpture or sculptor of a particular country or time period.
This series of lessons is presented to challenge students to develop personally symbolic forms and to broaden their understanding of sculptural forms.
www.42explore.com /sculpture.htm   (1986 words)

 Welcome to Routledge   (Site not responding. Last check: )
With an international scope, this fully illustrated reference spans the entire history of sculpture, from prehistoric times to the twenty-first century.
While devoting significant attention to individual artists and their works, the Encyclopedia also explores sculpture from the vantage points of history, criticism, theory, aesthetics, production, training, and presentation, making this the most comprehensive, in-depth source on the subject ever published.
Extensive country surveys treat sculpture from a regional perspective, which is especially pertinent where individual artists are unidentifiable or where a style is associated with a geographic area or school.
www.routledge-ny.com /books.cfm?isbn=1579582486&CFID=840916&CFTOKEN=65...   (254 words)

 Edward Tufte: Sculpture
Escaping Flatland is a large stainless steel sculpture, consisting of two units, 12 feet high and covering an area approximately 15 x 30 feet.
The multiple planes of the sculpture respond intensely to changes in light and changes in the observer's position.
All kinds of beautiful painted color fields routinely appear, as the light reflected and refracted from the surface endlessly responds to the weather, season, and natural environment.
www.edwardtufte.com /tufte/sculpture   (475 words)

 The Seattle Times: Theater & arts: Sculpture exhibit by Rodin — or is it?
Sculpture exhibit by Rodin — or is it?
These critical choices include how many finished sculptures, or "editions," should be made from the original model and what kind of finishing color and texture the work should have.
So, although he always conceived of these monumental sculptures as being in metal, he would create their forms — to scale — in plywood.
seattletimes.nwsource.com /html/theaterarts/2003443886_rodin24.html   (1310 words)

In these fabric sculptures I use a lot of items, adding them to create the main mass of work, thereby calling it additive sculpture.
Each when the sculpture process is finished, is painted in an enamel gold paint and antiqued.
An inexpensive 1 inch paintbrush, dampened and a damp cloth is all that is needed to care for your sculpture collection, guaranteed to last for years of enjoyment!
members.tripod.com /janpainter/miniature_sculpture_.htm   (207 words)

 UO Department of Art - sculpture
Thirty to sixty students are enrolled in sculpture courses each term.
The Sculpture facilities at the University of Oregon include an individual studio space for each graduate student which is part of a large, shared graduate student studio area.
Our focus is on providing a community environment in which graduate students have the opportunity to pursue their own work in sculpture while being able to exchange information and ideas with other students and faculty members.
art-uo.uoregon.edu /index.cfm?mode=areas&page=sculpture   (221 words)

 SCULPTURE & CARVINGS - Metal, Bronze & Wood Sculpture - NOVICA
Sculpture has arguably been one of the most important forms of documenting the human experience throughout history.
I received my first sculpture today from Mr.
I have never been so delighted with anything I've bought before.
sculpture.novica.com   (194 words)

 ArtPromote: Sculpture: Sculptors and Galleries
Giving sculptors a forum in which to show their work and promote themselves; increasing visibility and the use of sculpture in the Wichita area.
Kinetic brass wire sculptures that captures the mind and free the imagination.
A huge sculpture website including evrything from rolling ball machines and kinetic art, to modern abstract painting and art furniture.
www.artpromote.com /sculpture.shtml   (344 words)

 Sculpture Effect
The Sculpture Effect is a great new addition to the Paint Shop Pro arsenal of creative tools.
This tool basically applies a "sculpture" to the image by accentuating the edges and areas of contrast in your graphic giving them an embossed or 3-d effect.
One of othe key features of the Sculpture effect is the application of a pattern while applying the sculpture effect.
mardiweb.com /web/psp6/sculpture/sculpture.htm   (528 words)

 Sculpture Resources and Tutorials for Sculptors
Sculpture: Plaster Carving -- A great tutorial for learning how to create a plaster sculpture.
Sculpture Resources -- An impressive list of resources for sculpture supplies, materials, and information compiled by Andrew Werby.
Concrete Sculpture -- Andrew Goss shares detailed guidelines and recipes for using portland cement concrete for small scale art projects.
www.artshow.com /resources/sculpture.html   (713 words)

 Greek Sculpture - History for Kids!
You might think it would last well, being made mostly of limestone and marble, but both limestone and marble can be burned and turned into lime, which is one of the ingredients of cement.
Some Greek sculpture is known from Roman copies which have survived.
Greek sculpture is divided into seven main periods, though we are not always sure which period a statue belongs in.
www.historyforkids.org /learn/greeks/art/sculpture/greeksculpture.htm   (368 words)

 National Gallery of Art - Sculpture Garden
The Sculpture section discusses the main pieces found in the garden while the Plantings section shows the horticulture that enhances the space.
View magnificent works of sculpture while skating in the open air and enjoying music from the state-of-the-art sound system.
Information guides with descriptions and locations of each sculpture are available at the main 7th Street entrance of the Sculpture Garden and at all art information desks.
www.nga.gov /feature/sculpturegarden/general/index.shtm   (333 words)

 Glasgow - City of Sculpture - Home Page
We cover over four centuries of sculptural work, with a wealth of material from the 'golden age' of the Victorian and Edwardian eras, as well as a host of work created in more recent times.
Sculpture Database Our new fully searchable Sculpture Database lists over 400 sculpture works in Glasgow, together with details of their locations, execution dates and the artists involved.
For sculpture and architecture: we have over 260 biographies of sculptors and architects connected with Glasgow, Scotland.
www.glasgowsculpture.com   (1091 words)

 Hartford Art School - Sculpture Overview
Course offerings in figure sculpture, portraiture, site-specific, glass, and bronze casting are balanced by courses that present alternatives to these traditional media.
Adjacent to the Stanley Sculpture Studio is an investment foundry for bronze and aluminum casting and facilities for hot glass.
The Sculpture Fabrication Workshop is adjacent to the main building and houses an extensive array of power equipment and hand tools.
www.hartfordartschool.org /sculpture.html   (172 words)

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