Thursday, December 9, 2010
A Sculpture of Man for Our TImes
Study the images in this posting. The second image is a close-up of the torso and head of the 17 foot marble statue of the biblical David by Michelangelo. It was sculpted in the years 1501-1504, at the height of the Renaissance in Italy. The last image is image is a triumphant equestrian statue in bronze of a military leader named Colleoni on his horse by sculptor, Verrochio. This was also created at the time of the Renaissance, in 1475. The top image is a life size statue of an anonymous man. It was created by Swiss sculptor, Giacometti. He made it in the 1950's.