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At the age of 26, inspired by the sight of a German sculptor in Central Park modeling the head of a wolf, American Edward Kemeys devoted himself to learning the art of sculpture. The self-taught artist made several extended trips to the...
The practice of branding has been around for thousands of years in the form of watermarks on paper, trademarks on products, hallmarks on precious metals, and of course actual brands burned into the hides of livestock. Initially intended to...
French sculptor Auguste Rodin ranks among the world’s most recognized and beloved artists. His sculptures, infused with palpable physical tension and deep emotional power, captured the popular imagination when he first created them over a...
While this Peruvian breastplate boasts the same splendor and craftsmanship as European armor of the same time, its purpose was not protection. Made from gold, a relatively soft and precious metal that was used in numerous aspects of a...
With its head turned over its shoulder and arms bent protectively over its head and chest, this ghost appears more frightened than frightening. The economically rendered specter by Swiss artist Paul Klee is, after all, “fleeing,” and this...