Some famous Filipino sculptors are Rey Paz Contreras, Eduardo Castrillo, Solomon Saprid and Napoleon Abueva. A work by Napoleon Abueva, titled "The Sculpture," has been on display in the United Nations headquarters.Know More
Napoleon Abueva is considered the "Father of Modern Philippine Sculpture" and has been honored with the distinction of National Artist for Sculpture. Abueva's works include "Kaganapan," "Kiss of Judas" and "Thirty Pieces of Silver."
Eduardo Castrillo's works include "Fate of the Oppressed" and "The Redemption." A sculpture titled "The Trees," by Rey Paz Contreras, is a permanent sculpture located at the Bonifacio Global City in Manila. Solomon Saprid is the sculptor of the famous "Tikbalang" piece.Learn more about Fine Art
Solomon Saprid was a Philippine artist known for his bronze sculptures that involved welding scraps of metal together, making the piece look jagged. Saprid was born on March 13, 1917. He began his career as a scientific illustrator and a textbook illustrator. He worked in the Audio Visual Department of the Federation of Christian Churches and then he taught at the University of the East.Full Answer >
Examples of realism in art include: Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa," the works of Winslow Homer and Gustave Coubert's "A Burial at Ornans." Examples of realism in literature are the works of Mark Twain and Henry James. Forms of realism include photorealism and social realism.Full Answer >
Renaissance art is best characterized as a form focusing on Christian religious imagery using the classical influences of ancient Greek and Roman art and applying scientific and mathematic principles to create depth and realism in works. Renaissance artists were often both scientific and creative.Full Answer >
Michelangelo's first work of note was the Cupid statue. Michelangelo sculpted the piece and then artificially aged it so that it represented an antique. It was purchased by Cardinal Riario of San Giorgio, who was upset upon learning that the statue was a new piece but loved it so much that he invited the artist to come to Rome. Michelangelo grew to prominence as a sculptor for the church Cardinals.Full Answer >