Eugene's Blog Posts Tagged 'sculpture' (8)

Meticulous Pencil Drawing of David's Face



Anyone who has visited Florence will tell you that the highlight of the city is Michelangelo's immaculate sculpture David at Galleria dell'Accademia. The amount of detail and dedication Michelangelo put into the sculpture is truly breathtaking.

Amazingly, artist Linda Huber used a pencil to repilcate David's side facial profile. As you can see, David appears to be a bit nervous at…

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Added by Eugene on November 18, 2012 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Loving Embrace Solidified in Marble Sculpture



Sculptor Pascale Archambault chips away at huge blocks of marble and turns them into amazing works of art. Chipping away at the stone, she uncovers the human form, and although a couple's bodies readily appear from the outline, viewers can also feel a sense of soul and spirit emanating from within.

This piece, titled Simbiosis, was created in 2007 for the first Guatemala…

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Added by Eugene on October 12, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Amazing Reinterpretation of Michelangelo's Pietà



Belgium-based artist Jan Fabre created five magnificent white marble sculptures based on variations of Michelangelo’s Pietà, the iconic image of Mary cradling the dead body of her son Jesus in her arms. Adding his own unique twist, Fabre puts himself in the place of the Christ figure and replaces Mary’s face with a skull.

Fabre’s interpretation presents concepts such as grief and acceptance, death…

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Added by Eugene on August 15, 2012 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Giant Crouching Man Patiently Awaits Global Warming



Crouching at 85 feet tall and weighing about 60 tons, Antony Gormley's Exposure sculpture is rooted to ground in central Netherlands, reacting over time to the changing environment. Riddled with funding problems, It took nearly six years to complete.

"One of the known environmental changes that is happening is the rising of the sea level through global warming," explains Gormley.…

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Added by Eugene on June 25, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Magnificent Sculpture: Kiss of Death



Located at Barcelona's Poblenou Cemetery, this magnificent sculpture, titled Kiss of Death (El Petó de la Mort in Catalan and El Beso de la Muerte in Spanish), depicts death (in the form of a winged skeleton) planting a kiss on a young man's forehead. According to the story, in 1930, the Llaudet family was mourning the death of their son and created this…

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Added by Eugene on June 15, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Shockingly Awesome Indoor Sculptures by Mark Jenkins

Mark Jenkins doesn't like to conform. In fact, he goes one step further by altering his surrounding landscape with clever and witty installations that would make anyone do a double-take. We've covered his street art a few times before, so today we're featuring a collection of his…

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Added by Eugene on May 30, 2012 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

Swirling Bench Sculptures (12 pics)



A park bench may not be the first place you'd probably look for incredible works of art. Paris-based artist Pablo Reinoso, however, will make you think twice...



Using swirling wood and steel bars, the Argentine breathes life into benches by giving them roots, like that of a tree. The benches twirl and dance as though they are enjoying life, even forming relationships with other… Continue

Added by Eugene on January 11, 2011 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

22 of the Coolest Sculptures You'll Ever See



Today, we've compiled an extensive list of 22 modern day sculptures that are as cool as they are freaky. These three-dimensional pieces of art are mind-blowing not just because of the materials that have been used but because they leave an indelible mark on our memory. From the hyper-realistic sculptures from Ron Mueck and Duane Hanson to the magically moving…

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Added by Eugene on September 30, 2009 at 3:30pm — 3 Comments

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