Here are some of the Incredible and Amazing piece of artwork created by Artists around the World.
There are many beautiful sculptures made of recycled materials such as Emergence by
Veiled Vestal Virgin
Veiled statues are really mesmerizing. Technique is called ‘Wet Drapery’ which allows the sculptors to show the contours and shape of body despite it being fully covered. Its an amazing optical illusion carved in solid stone
The ‘veiled vestal virgin’ by Raffaelle Monti’, located at the Chatsworth house
Bull Fart Sculpture (China)
This is the work named “What You see Might Not Be Real” and displayed in an art exhibition in a Beijing art gallery. Chinese artist Chen Wenling made it to dig at the global financial crisis. The strong and farting bull represents Wall Street (in Chinese slang, to fart mean to bluff or lie). And the man being shoved into the wall is Bernard Madoff who was sentenced to 150 years in prison because of Ponzi scheme
Nike of Samothrace (Winged Victory)
The Victory is held to be one of the great surviving masterpieces of sculpture from the Hellenistic period, and from the entire Greco-Roman era
Expansion by Paige Bradley, New York, USA
The elaborately crafted Roxy Paine sculpture called Ferment resembles a 56-foot tall stainless steel tree.
Fall of Rebel Angels
This is an incredible work of art that I was fortunate enough to see in person, at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Missouri . From what I can remember, it is carved entirely from a single piece of ivory.
Goddess of Depression
Clouds and Rain. The mesmerizing effect of a ‘goddess’. It’s intimidating but emits a lot of sadness. Perhaps it pulls our attraction towards the negative emotion associated with rains. Depression. Nonetheless, Victor has been able to pull it off in such style. I love this sculpture for many reasons. One of them being the darkness in it.
Les Chuchoteuses is a bronze sculpture depicting three women completely absorbed in conversation. Created by Rose-Aimée Bélanger, a Franco-Ontarian sculptor, the work was installed as part of a 2006 initiative to highlight some of Old Montréal’s forgotten spaces. As such, it adds vitality to its site and attracts the curiosity of passersby, who enjoy taking pictures of and with the trio.
Buddha practicing severest austerity
This unique 14 ft 6 inch bronze is a copy of a 2 ft stone sculpture carved in the 1st century AD in what is now Pakistan. It represents the future Buddha practicing severest austerity in order to resolve his problem of human suffering. These are some unique and fine sculptures.
Cancun is a city in southeastern Mexico, located on the southeast coast of the Yucatan Peninsula in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo. It is a major world-renowned tourist destination, as well as being the seat of the municipality of Benito Juarezu. In the Waters surrounding Cancun, Isla Mujeres and Punta Nizuc an underwater world exists know as the MUSA (Museo Subacuatico de Arte). British sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor has created over 450 permanent life-size figures, made from specialized materials which in time have helped promote coral and other sea life to multiply and flourish.
The Museum’s aim was to create a complex coral reef to increase biomass on a grand scale. Art and Science working in pure harmony!!
THE MANDELA MEMORIAL
One truly marvels at what man can create!
South African artist Marco Cianfanelli had constructed a monument to recognize the 50 year anniversary of peace activist and politician Nelson Mandela’s capture by the apartheid police in 1962. Mandela’s profile spans 50 steel columns measuring 21.32 and 29.52 feet (6.5 and 9 meters) high, each anchored to the concrete-covered ground. the shape and form of the sculpture are representative of the leader’s 27 years behind bars for his efforts to bring equal rights and governmental representation to the once racially divided nation. the statue of the Nobel prize winner has been erected in Howick, a town located 56 miles (90 kilometers) south from the city of Durban in the countryside of the southernmost African country.Stand at a particular point – the columns come into focus and the image of Nelson Mandela can be seen!
The Lion Monument at Lucerne
It commemorates the Swiss Guards who were massacred in 1792 during the French Revolution, when revolutionaries stormed the Tuileries Palace in Paris, France.
- An Australian hyperrealist sculptor working in the United Kingdom.
- He uses silicone and mixed media to create shockingly lifelike figures.
- The colors and proportions are nearly perfect on every piece—but what makes them so uncanny is their massive scale.
- Mueck’s sculptures faithfully reproduce the minute detail of the human body, but play with scale to produce disconcertingly jarring visual images.
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