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03Jun/19

Art History: A Brief History Of Sculpture

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Notable reliefs

The change may be seen in the work of the distinguished sculptor Jean Antoine Houdon ( ). His statue of George Washington might be compared to a portrait of a Roman emperor. the western half of the Roman Empire fell to invading Germanic tribes from northern and central Europe. These peoples soon became Christians and spread the religion all through Europe. Unlike the Romans, the Germanic peoples had no tradition of human illustration in artwork.

Scraps of wood, stones, previous shoes, baked bean cans and a discarded baby buggy – or any of the opposite 84,000,000 items not here mentioned by title – all qualify for inclusion in an assemblage. Whatever catches the artist’s eye, and matches properly within the composition to make a unified complete, is honest recreation.

Others are freestanding, in the spherical and apart from any background. In this lesson, learn about terms and techniques … Read More