Monumental Sculpture

Monumental Sculpture

Sculpture, ancient form of art, was born together with painting in prehistoric times. Since its very beginnings, it has been intended according to two main aspects: one strictly connected with the pictorial art, that is relief – starting from the more elementary...
Asymmetries

Asymmetries

Asymmetries  Professor McManus (University College of London) was awarded the 2002 Ig Nobel Prize –  the ironic prize dedicated to the most useless researches – in medicine for his study “Scrotal asymmetry in man and ancient sculpture“. The study...
Friendship

Friendship

Friendship Portraying animals has been done since the dawn of humanity. Already in prehistoric times men drew them, painted them, carved them, revealing the wide potentials of the representation of animals, mainly for their iconographic and symbolic nature. The...
Love in Sculptures

Love in Sculptures

Love in Sculptures  “If I were to kiss you then go to hell, I would. So then I can brag with the devils I saw heaven without ever entering it.” (William Shakespeare) Art and Love are a perfect match and throughout art history, the concept of love has attracted artists...
Woman, the representation in the art world

Woman, the representation in the art world

Woman, the representation in the art world “Do women have to be naked to get into the Metropolitan Museum?’ This was the cry of war in the 80’s of the Guerrilla Girls on the New York buses and in front of the most famous museums in the world, questioning the...