The evolution of the sculpture

The use of curvature and shape in sculpted art .

This early egyptian sculpture shows the model early egyptian artists/sculptors made their art. It follows a model where everything is uniformly made.
This is another example of that uniformity sculptors during this time used. They made sculptures like this with a mindset of achieving certain levels of perfection in there work.
Once again uniformity is show in this sculpture, this time it is more obvious with two subject with body masses that look almost exactly alike. Height is very similar also as well as foot placement.
Here we have a sculpture that moves away from the egyptian style of uniformity. The subject of this piece shows a certain level of realism as the body mass is not linear but shows a level symmetry.
Although mercury is a God and they were sculpted to be perfect he does have a sense of realism connect to him. The animals in this sculpture also show more detail, the texture of the goat has a believable factor
Here we have a sculpture with multiple subjects that have been carved into a wall. The positions of the subject in the sculpture follow a natural curvature, the robes show a definite shape.
This sculpture follows the same model as the last sculpture to an extent where robes and other garments compliment the curvature and flow of the bodies of the subjects in the sculpture.
One thing I focus on with this sculpture is the hair of Francois and the horse he is riding on. The texture of both the hair and mane of Francois and the horse shows a level realism that makes you feel that you can reach out and touch them.
This sculpture of Neptune also has a free flowing form to it, however the level of detail that went into his robes give the feeling of motion.
I chose this sculpture based on the fact that these art forms did travel throughout the world, in this throughout the oriental countries at this particular time in history.
This Sculpture follows a distinct free form. The figure follows a contrapposto form where the figure follows real world actions where his weight is on his right foot.
This follows the same contrapposto form. The figure in this sculpture is balancing himself with his left foot while his body presents the curvature that would be present an actual person standing.
The textures in this sculpture I believe is not as focused on the human figure as it is with the eagle. The feathers on the eagle features a distinct grove and bevel to it.
Although this sculpture features that perfection mold, it still has a level of contrapposto flow to it. The figure is balancing his weight on his right foot while the curvature of his body flows free.
This last sculpture does follow a realistic model. It shows a distinct figure with a distinct shape where the body of the figure flows like it would had he been actually balancing himself of a rock.
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