Some famous Filipino sculptors are Rey Paz Contreras, Eduardo Castrillo, Solomon Saprid and Napoleon Abueva. A work by Napoleon Abueva, titled "The Sculpture," has been on display in the United Nations headquarters.Continue Reading
Napoleon Abueva is considered the "Father of Modern Philippine Sculpture" and has been honored with the distinction of National Artist for Sculpture. Abueva's works include "Kaganapan," "Kiss of Judas" and "Thirty Pieces of Silver."
Eduardo Castrillo's works include "Fate of the Oppressed" and "The Redemption." A sculpture titled "The Trees," by Rey Paz Contreras, is a permanent sculpture located at the Bonifacio Global City in Manila. Solomon Saprid is the sculptor of the famous "Tikbalang" piece.Learn more about Fine Art
Some famous French sculptors include Auguste Rodin, Edgar Degas and César Baldaccini. Rodin and Baldaccini were sculptors, and Degas was a sculptor and a painter.Full Answer >
Popular German artists include painters such as Albrecht Dürer, Caspar David Friedrich and Otto Dix and sculptors such as Joseph Beuys, Johann Gottfried Schadow and Marlene Neubauer-Woerner. As of 2014, some of the most successful living German artists include Gerhard Richter, Georg Baelitz, Andreas Gursky and Thomas Schütte.Full Answer >
Examples of realism in art include: Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa," the works of Winslow Homer and Gustave Coubert's "A Burial at Ornans." Examples of realism in literature are the works of Mark Twain and Henry James. Forms of realism include photorealism and social realism.Full Answer >
Critiquing art involves analyzing the planning and construction of a work, its primary points of emphasis, relationships among subjects, how the work relates to current events and to other works, the originality of the work, aesthetics, the ideas represented, and the feelings it elicits in viewers. Elements involved in the critique depend on the type of art reviewed. For example, botanical art is often judged on accuracy, lighting and composition.Full Answer >