interpreting sculpture

Did you know? Sculpture is often a reaction or response to earlier sculpture, so to understand and appreciate it you need to be familiar with sculpture history. When you know what a sculpture is responding to and why, you then can appreciate a modern work. PIctured is one of the most famous ever sculptures, a fourteen year old ballet dancer by Degas, which was considered bold, radical and unseemly in its day.

Degas-statue

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