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Art and Sculpture


Since the prehistoric age the art form of sculpting exists with the earliest artists making use of materials like ivory,clay,etc. As many people thinks Egyptians or the Greeks as the initial creators of sculpture. It is well known that the ancient Egyptians created a number of sculptures developed for both purely aesthetic reasons as well as to observe rituals. Any how, sculpture has often been used in religious practices or to admire those who were highly regarded in religious or political roles. Well, the Greeks are also well known for having created beautiful and lasting pieces that demonstrate the values of their time.



Most popular pieces of ancient sculpture have been attributed to the Greeks. Basically, Greeks favored painting as the chosen art form and the sculptures were the pieces that endured to be observed and studied. All these pieces were generally made of stone and hand carved by using metal tools or they were fabricated from bronze. As such, bronze considered being of a higher stature than that of stone sculptures but not as many pieces lasted because the bronze was often melted down and reused for other purposes.



Beside all this, the modern and advanced

arts and sculpture

of the 20th century gives a break from the realism and creates traditional Greek style of sculptures. All artists were manipulated by work from many different parts of the world, including Aztec and African art. This modern sculpture also made use of nontraditional materials so as to create pieces that were not designed to last indefinitely .But this can only be used to represent that piece of art for the time being. Indeed, modern sculptures began to use everyday items so that it can create pieces of art known as the pop art style.


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Since the prehistoric age the art form of sculpting exists with the earliest artists making use of materials like ivory,clay,etc. As many people thinks Egyptians or the Greeks as the initial creators of sculpture.