What makes art controversial? But very often it is because of nudity. There is something about seeing the human body in all its naked splendour that whips elderly churchgoers into a frenzy. This is very often the case when it comes to sculpture.
The Best Sculptures Of All Time
20 most famous sculptures from all around the world. | Artblr.
10 Most Famous Sculptures In The World
In honor of World Sculpture Day, Musement takes a look at 20 famous sculptures from across the globe. The sculpture is one of the most enduring forms of expression. Rooted in prehistory, sculptures have given us insight into myriad cultures and civilizations, with the techniques and materials of these three-dimensional works recounting the story of its era just as distinctly as the subject of the work itself. In no particular order, here are 20 of them.
Among the oldest sculptures discovered to date is the Lion-man , which was found in in a German cave. It is between 35, and 40, years old and belongs to the prehistoric period , or the period before the invention of writing. Another iconic prehistoric sculpture is Venus of Willendorf , a 4. It was found in Austria and is estimated to have been carved between 24, and 22, BCE. The earliest sculpture on our list is however the Great Sphinx of Giza , the oldest known monumental sculpture from ancient Egypt.