The Reclining Venus, a lively sculpture by Lorenzo Bartolini, was created after the famous painting, titled The Venus of Urbino, by the Italian painter Titian.
Here is the graceful and fiery Cleopatra, the wonderful and flaming Egyptian queen, created by the Italian sculptor Antonio Balzico in the 1870s,
Once upon a time, the medieval residents of Coventry in England suffering immensely beneath the yoke of oppressive taxes pleaded in vain to their powerful l ...
The Sleeping Ariadne, housed in the Vatican Museums, is a Roman Hadrianic copy of a Hellenistic sculpture of the Pergamon School of the 2nd century.
Regarded as the largest equestrian sculpture in the world, the magnificent art piece titled The Mustangs of Las Colinas, created by the reputed Kenyan sculp ...
Located in the wilderness of a hot and barren landscape and far away from the nearest locality, the Hand of the Desert has no barriers or fences.
Known as Pi-Chacan in the native Peruvian Quechuan language, the huge sculpture of a giant vagina, created by Peruvian artist Fernando de la Jara, was insta ...
Commonly called the Bean for its distinctive kidney-bean shape and silver surfer polish, the Cloud Gate located in the Millennium Park is arguably the most ...
The 20 feet long and 8 feet high evocative sculpture called Freedom is a spontaneous manifesto about the struggle of mankind for the achievement of freedom.
Famous for its street architecture, Rundle Mall in Adelaide contains ‘A Day Out’, a bronze sculpture of a group of life-sized pigs rooting around a rubbish bin.
The Double Statue of Mephistopheles and Margaretta, exhibited in the Salar Jung Museum in Hyderabad, is probably the most photographed sculpture in the museum.
A lighted sculpture entitled Absorbed by Light displayed was outside the Hermitage Amsterdam Museum, during the annual light festival of 2018-2019.
Just like an awesome creature escaped from a nightmare, the sculpture of a giant spider, named Mamon, was created by the French artist Louise Bourgeois.
Man at work is the unusual bronze statue in the Old Town of Bratislava that depicts the torso of a man, who peeks his head from underneath a manhole cover.
Expansion is the name of the masterpiece of the American sculptor Paige Bradley, whose work is said to be focused on tensions and liberation.
Created by the French artist Aristide Joseph Bonaventure Maillol, the monumental nude depicted in L’Air, seems to float in space, though it is made of lead.
The composite sculpture of Apollo served by the Nymphs, created by François Girardon, is the most purely classical work in French seventeenth-century sculpture.
The enchanting mythological story of the Pygmalion and Galatea, the story about a Cypriot sculptor who fell in love with his own sculpture, was turned into ...
Siesta is a Spanish word that stands for a nap or a short sleep, usually taken after the midday meal, which is rather a common traditional practice in some ...
La Nymph Salmacis was created by the internationally renowned sculptor Giuseppe-Francesco Bosio, better known as François-Joseph Bosio, 250 years ago.
In his exotic sculpture Satyr and Bacchante, the French sculptor Jean-Jacques Pradier depicted the attempted rape of bacchantes by a satyr.
A statue titled ‘Woman Bitten by a Snake’, commissioned by the industrialist Alfred Mosselme and created by the French sculptor Auguste Clesinge
Created by the master Italian sculptor Lorenzo Bartolini (1777-1850) between 1846 and 1851, the first version of his Nymph with a scorpion was exhibited in ...
The composition of the sculpture Diane d’Anet or Diana with a Stag, depicting a semi-reclining Diana, the Roman goddess of the hunt, accompanied by her two ...
La Toilette d’Atlanta, created by Jean-Jacques Pradier, is rated by some art critics as the most complete work of art of the entire 1850-1851.
The Aphrodite of Knidos, created by Praxiteles between 360 and 330 BC was the first full-sized naked female sculpture in Greek history.
Phryne was an ancient Greek courtesan from the fourth century BC, born in Thespiae (Boeotia), but spent most of her life in Athens. She was named Mnesarete.
Aphrodite of Milos, widely known as Venus de Milo, is one of the most famous examples of ancient Greek sculpture, which is recognizable by its missing arms.
Undisputedly considered as one of the most iconic works in the history of art, Michelangelo’s David was originally a part of a larger project.
It is impossible for anybody to enter St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome, without noticing the Pieta, perhaps the most poetic and marvellous sculpture ever created.
Beata Ludovica in Ecstasy, the last full life figure of Ludovica, created by the Italian artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini, is set above the altar of the Altieri ...
Venus Victrix is a semi-nude reclining life-size sculpture by the Italian sculptor Antonio Canova, which was commissioned by Camillo Borghese
The Flemish sculptor Giambologna completed the marble group of the Heracles and the Centaur Nessus in 1599. In mythology, Heracles was the son of Zeus and A ...
A Hermaphrodite is an unusual word for an unusual condition that happens to a small number of person or animal, who have the reproductive organs of both men ...
The Dying Gaul or the Dying Galatian, an ancient Romanian depiction of a defeated Celtic warrior, was probably unearthed in a Roman garden.
In Greek mythology Princess Andromeda was the daughter of King Cepheus of Aethiopia and Queen Cassiopeia. The queen said that her daughter was beautiful.
Neptune and Triton, the marble sculpture created by Italian sculptor Gian Lorenzo Bernini in 1622-23, depicts the life-size figure of Neptune
The monumental statue of Laocoon and His Sons depicts the horrible scene of sufferings of the helpless Trojan priest and his two sons, based on Virgil’s Aeneid.
The Rape of the Sabine Woman, created by Giambologna, a Flemish sculptor based in Italy, is one of the most recognised works of sixteenth-century Italian art.
The splendid marble sculpture of ‘Ugolino and His Sons’, was created by Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux, a French sculptor and painter, born on 11 May 1827
The Gates of Hell, a colossal double door sculpture that stands at a towering 20 feet, is the master creation of the famous French sculptor Auguste Rodin.
Like the immortal Kiss, the Three Shades is also a single part of Auguste Rodin’s huge compositional piece, known as the Gates of Hell.
Created by Auguste Rodin and simply known as the Kiss, the exquisite marble sculpture of two naked lovers fused with passion, is a representation of love.
The Thinker is perhaps universally known as a master creation of the renowned French sculptor Auguste Rodin. The Gates of Hell was on the 16th century long.
Italian sculptor Gian Lorenzo Bernini created his masterpiece 'Ecstasy of Saint Teresa', for the Cornaro Chapel in Rome's Santa Maria della Vittoria.
A sculpture of Aphrodite, Pan and Eros, exhibited in the National Archaeological Museum of Athens, in Greece, is estimated to be carved at about 100 BC.
Retold by many Hellenistic and Roman authors, the story of the Apollo and his love for the nymph Daphne is originally a story from ancient Greek mythology.
Sensing a deep problem, Zeus, the king of the gods, intervened and sent Mercury to the Underworld to ask his brother, Hades to return Proserpina.
However, that was not the end of the story, but that romantic moment was immortalized by Antonio Canova in his sculpture Psyche Revived by Cupids Kiss.
The Three Graces were Aglaia, symbolizing elegance, splendour and brilliance; Thalia, representing youth, beauty and jubilation; while Euphrosyne signifying.