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 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...
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...
Horses The representation of the horse in the artistic world is one among the most common artistic typologies, starting from the Graeco-Roman times to date. The variety in the equestrian iconography is mainly due to the power granted to the male component in the...
Michelangelo’s marble “Every block of stone has a statue inside it and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it” – Michelangelo Ogni blocco di pietra ha una statua dentro di sé ed è compito dello scultore scoprirla” – Michelangelo. Michelangelo’s cave still...
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