S c u l p t u r e


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1 . The period during which this sculpture was made.

Michelangelo Buonarroti, Tomb of Giuliano de'Medici, 1526-1534, marble, San Lorenzo, Cappella Medicea, Florence. In the niche is the statue of Giuliano Duke of Nemours who died in 1561. Below this, reclining on Giuliano's sarcophagus, are sculptures of Night (Notte) and Day (Giorno).

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Baroque, Renaissance, Modern, and Pre-Columbian art.




2 . The millennium during which this sculpture was made.

see thumbnail to leftEgypt, Seated Scribe, 2600 to 2400 BC, painted limestone, eyes inlaid with rock crystal and alabaster, circled with copper, 53.7 x 44 cm, Louvre.





3 . The subject of this abstract sculpture.

Constantin Brancusi (Romanian, 1876-1957), _________, 1923, marble, (with base) 56 3/4 x 6 1/2 inches (144.1 x 16.5 cm), Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY.

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4 . Some of the equipment the sculptor used to make this sculpture.

Donald Judd (American, 1928-1994), Untitled,1975, galvanized iron, 10 units, each unit 9 x 40 x 31 inches.

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5 . The culture in which this sculpture was produced.

___________, Edo, Court of Benin, Pendant Mask: Iyoba, early 16th century, ivory, iron, and copper, 9 3/8 inches high (23.8 cm), Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

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6 . The element of art the sculptor thought was most important in this scupture.

Louise Bourgeois (French-American, 1911-), Observer, 1947-49, bronze with white paint, 76 1/4 x 29 x 10 1/8 inches, Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery and Sculpture Garden, U of Nebraska, Lincoln.

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