January 24 - Sculpture and Architecture Slideshow

Sculpture & Architecture

Chapter 10, Chapter 12 Lecture

Rebekah Scoggins

Art Appreciation Section F

January 24, 2013

Low-relief Sculpture

Apollo . c. 415 B.C.E. Diameter 1-1/8".

Low-relief Sculpture

Army on the March . Relief from Angkor Wat, The Great Temple of the Khmers,

Cambodia. 1100 –1150.

High-relief Sculpture

Sarcophagus of Junius Bassus , c359, Marble


Ballplayer with Three-Part Yoke and Bird Headdress . Maya Classic Period. A.D. 600


Ceramic with traces of blue pigment.


Equestrian Statue of Marcus Aurelius, 175 AD, Bronze

Duane Hanson. Man with Walkman. 1989. Autobody filler, polychromed in oil, mixed media with accessories

Rachel Whiteread. House . 1991-1993, demolished 1994.


Michelangelo Buonarroti.

Awakening Slave . 1530 –1534.

Michelangelo Buonarroti.

David. 1501-04.

Guanyin of the Southern Sea ( Nanhai Guanyin ). Chinese. 11th –12th Century, Liao

Dynasty (907 –1125). Wood with paint.



Julio González , Maternity , 1934, Welded Iron


Marcel Duchamp, Bicycle Wheel,

1951 (third version, after lost original of 1913). Metal wheel mounted on painted wood stool, Assemblage

Pablo Picasso, Bull’s Head, 1943, Bronze found objects, Assemblage

Assemblage: Combines

Robert Rauschenberg, Monogram , 1955-59, Combine Sculpture

Kinetic Scultpure: Mobile

Alexander Calder, Untitled, 1976, Mobile Sculpture


Cady Noland, This Piece Doesn’t Have a Title Yet, 1989, Installation

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Site Specific

Richard Serra. Tilted Arc . 1981. Height 12'.

Olaf Eliasson. The Weather Project (The Unilever Series). 2003.

Installation in Turbine Hall, Tate Modern, London.


• Function (how the building is used)

• Form (how it looks)

• Structure (how is stands up)

pushing tension/stretching bending/curving

Dry Masonry

Great Zimbabwe . Zimbabwe.

Interior. Before 1450.

The Great Pyramids. Giza,

Egypt. c2650-2500 B.C.E.

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Post and Beam/Lintel

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Colonnade and Court of Amenhotep III . Temple of Amun-Mut-Khonsu. View of the great court with double row of papyrus-clustered columns. Luxor, Thebes, Egypt. 18th

Round Arch

Groin Vault

Barrel Vault


Pont du Gard . Nîmes, France. 15 C.E. Aqueduct.

Dome (arch rotated 180 ° ).

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Dome on a cylinder.

Hagia Sophia . Exterior. Istanbul, Turkey. 532 –535.

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Hagia Sophia . Interior. Istanbul, Turkey. 532 –535.

Dome on pendentives

Notre Dame de Chartres. Chartres, France.



Pointed/Gothic Arch

Louis Sullivan. Wainwright Building . St. Louis,

Missouri. 1890


Steel-Frame Construction .

International Style

Walter Gropius, Bauhaus, exterior, 1926-27, Dessau, Germany. International Style.

International Style

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Philip Johnson.

Seagram Building . New York. 1956 –1958.

Frank Lloyd Wright, Guggenheim Museum, New York, New York, 1943-59

Frank O. Gehry. Guggenheim Bilbao Museo . Bilbao, Spain. 1997.

Frank Lloyd Wright. Fallingwater (Edgar Kaufmann Residence).

Bear Run,

Pennsylvania. 1936.

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