We have seen beautiful sculptures done by great artists such as Michelangelo and are amazed at the skills involved to create these works of art. While there is no evidence that Michelangelo ever said, "You Just Chip Away Everything That Doesn’t Look Like David," you can almost imagine what he or any other artist had to finish their work.
These are not the ordinary sculptures we have seen, but are still great works and are found all over the world. One may wonder, how did the artist ever come with the idea to do this?--What was once an idea in the mind of an artist can now be seen by all.
The sculptures found on Easter Island has amazed since they were first discovered. Moai or Mo‘ai, are monolithic human figures carved by the Rapa Nui people on Easter Island in eastern Polynesia between the years 1250 and 1500 CE. The tallest was almost 10 meters (33 ft) high and weighed 82 tons. To sculpt and move these works was a creative wonder of the ancient world.
Excavations show the size of these statues.
Designed by Tom Frantzen, the art piece is located in Brussels Belgium. It was created in 1985.The art piece is of a policeman being tripped from a man coming out of a sewer.
Chong Fah Cheong is a Singaporean sculptor and is identified with a series of figurative sculptures depicting the life of people living and working along the Singapore River.
Melbourne sculptor Charles Robb turned Victoria's first lieutenant-governor, Charles La Trobe, on his head, says it embodies the notion that universities should turn ideas on their heads. The statue of Charles La Trobe is located at La Trobe University in Bundoora, Australia.
This is the work named “What You see Might Not Be Real” and displayed in a latest art exhibition in a Beijing art gallery. Chinese artist Chen Wenling made it to dig at the global financial crisis. The strong and farting bull represents Wall Street (in Chinese slang, to fart mean to bluff or lie). And the man being shoved into the wall is Bernard Madoff who was sentenced to 150 years in prison because of Ponzi schemer.
‘The Silent Evolution’ made by Jason de Caires Taylor. It is resembling a lost city and biggest and most renowned submerged gallery. Forbes Corporation voted this spot as a standout among the most remarkable place on the planet.
Sculpture by Danish artist Jens Galshiota, a plump figure of the goddess of justice, symbolizing the rich industrial world, which sits on the back of a thin, emaciated Africans.