"So, literally, I took a perfectly good wax sculpture - a piece I had sculpted with precision over several months - an image of a woman meditating in the lotus position, and just dropped it on the floor. I destroyed what I made. I was letting it all go.

Riveting Story Behind that Striking Sculpture

"So, literally, I took a perfectly good wax sculpture - a piece I had sculpted with precision over several months - an image of a woman meditating in the lotus position, and just dropped it on the floor. I destroyed what I made. I was letting it all go.

another pinner says..Rodin: The Kiss - I saw this in London in 2005. We were touring the Tate Modern with friends and their children. When the 2 year old came around the corner and saw this, he stopped, smiled, and said, "Awwwww, look, Mummy! Cuddles!" I decided then and there that museum tours should always include a 2 year old, for perspective. - SM

another pinner says..Rodin: The Kiss - I saw this in London in 2005. We were touring the Tate Modern with friends and their children. When the 2 year old came around the corner and saw this, he stopped, smiled, and said, "Awwwww, look, Mummy! Cuddles!" I decided then and there that museum tours should always include a 2 year old, for perspective. - SM

Wow! Just imagine that 'David', one of the most famous sculptures at The Accademia, actually crouched down to give you his sling! David's Bow by Taha Alkan (1)

David’s Bow

Wow! Just imagine that 'David', one of the most famous sculptures at The Accademia, actually crouched down to give you his sling! David's Bow by Taha Alkan (1)

If like me you are a fan of The Kelpies then you should really visit the numerous other public sculptures designed by Andy Scott that are dotted around Central Scotland.  To learn more about the Andy Scott Sculpture Trail have a look at my Scottish travel blog post http://www.adventuresaroundscotland.com/my-scottish-travel-blog/photoblog-following-the-andy-scott-sculpture-trail

If like me you are a fan of The Kelpies then you should really visit the numerous other public sculptures designed by Andy Scott that are dotted around Central Scotland. To learn more about the Andy Scott Sculpture Trail have a look at my Scottish travel blog post http://www.adventuresaroundscotland.com/my-scottish-travel-blog/photoblog-following-the-andy-scott-sculpture-trail

Giacometti have always loved Giacometti's drawings. He is known as s sculptor but his portraits are amazing.

Modeling With Line

The Kiss - Auguste Rodin. One of his most famous sculptures portrays the 13th-century Italian aristocrat Francesca da Rimini, who fell in love with her husband’s younger brother, Paolo; according to the tale in Dante’s Inferno, when their romance was uncovered, her husband killed them both.

Il bacio di Rodin

The Kiss - Auguste Rodin. One of his most famous sculptures portrays the 13th-century Italian aristocrat Francesca da Rimini, who fell in love with her husband’s younger brother, Paolo; according to the tale in Dante’s Inferno, when their romance was uncovered, her husband killed them both.

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