Watch a sculptor demonstrate the use of traditional tools—such as the tooth chisel, the point chisel, the drill, and the rasp—as he creates a finished figure from a block of marble. Love art? Follow us on Google+
A brief explanation of the term "contrapposto" comparing two ancient Greek sculptures: the New York Kouros and a copy Doryphoros (or Spear Bearer) by Polykleitos.
Speakers: Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Beth Harris
Adriaen de Vries, a 17th century Dutch sculptor, often used "direct lost-wax casting." Because the wax is "lost," each bronze cast is unique. If the casting fails, the sculptor begins again. Love art? Follow us on Google+