Art History

Watch a brief animated history of sculpture and download art cards of famous sculptors.

 

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Alison Saar | Artopia
Alison Saar | Artopia

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Illustration by Maria Manhattan Alison Saar was born in 1956 in Los Angeles, California. Her mother, the well-known artist Betye Saar, has European, Native American, and African American ancestors...
Antoni Gaudí | Artopia
Antoni Gaudí | Artopia

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Illustration by Maria Manhattan Antoni Gaudí was born on June 25, 1852 in Reus, Spain. A sickly child, he spent his days closely observing the natural world. He studied architecture at the Escola...
Camille Claudel | Artopia
Camille Claudel | Artopia

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Illustration by Maria Manhattan Camille Claudel was born on December 8, 1864 in Fère-en- Tardenois, Aisne, in northern France, and moved with her family to Paris in the early 1881. At an early age...
Constantin Brancusi  | Artopia
Constantin Brancusi | Artopia

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Illustration by Maria Manhattan Constantin Brancusi was born in Pestisani, a village in Southern Romania, on February 19, 1876. He studied at the Craiova School of ArtsCrafts, the Bucharest School of...
David Hammons | Artopia
David Hammons | Artopia

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Illustration by Maria Manhattan David Hammons was born in 1943 in Springfield, Illinois and grew up there—the youngest of ten children. As a student he was placed in vocational courses, but drawing...
Marisol Escobar  | Artopia
Marisol Escobar | Artopia

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Illustration by Maria Manhattan Marisol Escobar was born on May 22, 1930 to Venezuelan parents in Paris, France. She spent her childhood in Europe, Venezuela, and the United States--obtaining American...
Maya Lin | Artopia
Maya Lin | Artopia

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Illustration by Maria Manhattan Maya Lin was born and raised in the small college town of Athens, Ohio on October 5, 1959. Her parents fled China in 1949, just before the Communists took over. They...
Richard Serra | Artopia
Richard Serra | Artopia

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Illustration by Maria Manhattan Richard Serra was born in San Francisco on November 2, 1938. While he was in college at the University of California he supported himself by working in steel mills. In...
Sculpture  - One Minute Art Lesson | Artopia
Sculpture - One Minute Art Lesson | Artopia

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Watch a brief animated history of sculpture. TRANSCRIPT Sculpture, well, that's three-dimensional art. Sculpture hasheight , width AND depth - three dimensions, like I said - it can be big or small...