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825    Dibyendu Banerjee    11/05/2021
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.
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May, 2021
424    Dibyendu Banerjee    24/03/2021
Here is the graceful and fiery Cleopatra, the wonderful and flaming Egyptian queen, created by the Italian sculptor Antonio Balzico in the 1870s,
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March, 2021
722    Dibyendu Banerjee    27/02/2021
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 ...
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February, 2021
626    Dibyendu Banerjee    10/02/2021
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.
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February, 2021
839    Dibyendu Banerjee    09/01/2021
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 ...
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January, 2021
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822    Dibyendu Banerjee    09/12/2020
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.
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December, 2020
809    Dibyendu Banerjee    25/11/2020
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 ...
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November, 2020
386    Dibyendu Banerjee    10/11/2020
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 ...
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November, 2020
952    Dibyendu Banerjee    19/10/2020
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.
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October, 2020
534    Dibyendu Banerjee    04/10/2020
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.
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October, 2020
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1965    Dibyendu Banerjee    21/09/2020
The Double Statue of Mephistopheles and Margaretta, exhibited in the Salar Jung Museum in Hyderabad, is probably the most photographed sculpture in the museum.
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September, 2020
682    Dibyendu Banerjee    03/09/2020
A lighted sculpture entitled Absorbed by Light displayed was outside the Hermitage Amsterdam Museum, during the annual light festival of 2018-2019.
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September, 2020
861    Dibyendu Banerjee    19/08/2020
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.
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August, 2020
1130    Dibyendu Banerjee    06/08/2020
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.
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August, 2020
950    Dibyendu Banerjee    26/07/2020
Expansion is the name of the masterpiece of the American sculptor Paige Bradley, whose work is said to be focused on tensions and liberation.
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July, 2020
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725    Dibyendu Banerjee    09/07/2020
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.
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July, 2020
1750    Dibyendu Banerjee    22/06/2020
The composite sculpture of Apollo served by the Nymphs, created by François Girardon, is the most purely classical work in French seventeenth-century sculpture.
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June, 2020
1455    Dibyendu Banerjee    08/06/2020
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 ...
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June, 2020
778    Dibyendu Banerjee    19/05/2020
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 ...
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May, 2020
830    Dibyendu Banerjee    06/05/2020
La Nymph Salmacis was created by the internationally renowned sculptor Giuseppe-Francesco Bosio, better known as François-Joseph Bosio, 250 years ago.
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May, 2020
1990    Dibyendu Banerjee    23/04/2020
In his exotic sculpture Satyr and Bacchante, the French sculptor Jean-Jacques Pradier depicted the attempted rape of bacchantes by a satyr.
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April, 2020
1869    Dibyendu Banerjee    09/04/2020
A statue titled ‘Woman Bitten by a Snake’, commissioned by the industrialist Alfred Mosselme and created by the French sculptor Auguste Clesinge
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April, 2020
1377    Dibyendu Banerjee    25/03/2020
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 ...
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March, 2020
1121    Dibyendu Banerjee    11/03/2020
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 ...
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March, 2020
945    Dibyendu Banerjee    25/02/2020
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.
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February, 2020
1336    Dibyendu Banerjee    11/02/2020
The Aphrodite of Knidos, created by Praxiteles between 360 and 330 BC was the first full-sized naked female sculpture in Greek history.
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February, 2020
2058    Dibyendu Banerjee    25/01/2020
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.
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January, 2020
1443    Dibyendu Banerjee    11/01/2020
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.
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January, 2020
1174    Dibyendu Banerjee    27/12/2019
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.
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December, 2019
1745    Dibyendu Banerjee    14/12/2019
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.
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December, 2019
1404    Dibyendu Banerjee    29/11/2019
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 ...
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November, 2019
1778    Dibyendu Banerjee    14/11/2019
Venus Victrix is a semi-nude reclining life-size sculpture by the Italian sculptor Antonio Canova, which was commissioned by Camillo Borghese
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November, 2019
1998    Dibyendu Banerjee    02/11/2019
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 ...
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November, 2019
1754    Dibyendu Banerjee    20/10/2019
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 ...
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October, 2019
2128    Dibyendu Banerjee    07/10/2019
The Dying Gaul or the Dying Galatian, an ancient Romanian depiction of a defeated Celtic warrior, was probably unearthed in a Roman garden.
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October, 2019
1166    Dibyendu Banerjee    23/09/2019
In Greek mythology Princess Andromeda was the daughter of King Cepheus of Aethiopia and Queen Cassiopeia. The queen said that her daughter was beautiful.
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September, 2019
1248    Dibyendu Banerjee    10/09/2019
Neptune and Triton, the marble sculpture created by Italian sculptor Gian Lorenzo Bernini in 1622-23, depicts the life-size figure of Neptune
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September, 2019
2396    Dibyendu Banerjee    26/08/2019
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.
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August, 2019
2393    Dibyendu Banerjee    12/08/2019
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.
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August, 2019
2135    Dibyendu Banerjee    29/07/2019
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
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July, 2019
2120    Dibyendu Banerjee    15/07/2019
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.
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July, 2019
894    Dibyendu Banerjee    03/07/2019
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.
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July, 2019
1090    Dibyendu Banerjee    19/06/2019
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.
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June, 2019
885    Dibyendu Banerjee    06/06/2019
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.
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June, 2019
2395    Dibyendu Banerjee    24/05/2019
Italian sculptor Gian Lorenzo Bernini created his masterpiece 'Ecstasy of Saint Teresa', for the Cornaro Chapel in Rome's Santa Maria della Vittoria.
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May, 2019
2797    Dibyendu Banerjee    10/05/2019
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.
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May, 2019
1900    Dibyendu Banerjee    28/04/2019
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.
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April, 2019
2597    Dibyendu Banerjee    13/04/2019
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.
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April, 2019
2289    Dibyendu Banerjee    01/04/2019
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.
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April, 2019
1829    Dibyendu Banerjee    20/03/2019
The Three Graces were Aglaia, symbolizing elegance, splendour and brilliance; Thalia, representing youth, beauty and jubilation; while Euphrosyne signifying.
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March, 2019
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