There are many great works of art around the world, but not all of them can be shipped to local galleries and museums. The Great Sphinx in Egypt is just one example. It will never leave the plateau where it resides in Egypt. It is far too large to be...

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The field of sculpting is fascinating to those who admire it. An artist takes a large piece of material and transforms it into a viable image. They do this by adding or subtracting parts from the whole. While this is an incredible form of art, it is not for everyone....

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Touring to view great works of art is a wonderful way to meet new people and turn a passion into a social opportunity. Finding people who have the same goals in life is not always easy. Combine that with the fact most people prefer to socialize within their own economic...

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One of the most famous stone sculptures is the Sphinx in Egypt. This incredible work combines the body of a lion with the head of a man. It has stood in the blazing desert for at least 4,000 years. While wind and sand have blasted it, this amazing sculpture has...

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There are a great many pieces of sculpture that have been created in stone and wood. These are favorite materials for many who love to carve and create images. Metal sculptures are not quite the same. Metal is a material that can be melted and cast. Softer metals can be...

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There are many different mediums sculptors can use to create their works of art, but few people understand the process they go through to arrive at their abilities. Many of them begin by learning how to work clay and sculpt it into the vision they see in their mind’s eye,...

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There are a great many famous sculptures from all over the world. Ancient cultures revered these works of art and some still survive today. Michelangelo created his works in Italy, and David and The Pieta still remain there. Both of these pieces were created as scenes from the Bible. David was the representation of the David who fought Goliath. The Pieta is Jesus being held by his mother, Mary. Other famous sculptures include the Statue of Liberty in New York, the Moai sculptures of Easter Island and Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janiero. Many of these pieces have great religious significance for their cultures.