Obelisk Art History


Model of Egyptian Nile Boat, Ancient Egypt

Model of Egyptian Nile Boat

2160 BCE-2130 BCE
Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara, Song Dynasty

Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara

Bodhisattva Manjushri, Song Dynasty

Bodhisattva Manjushri

Portable Icon with the Virgin Eleousa, Medieval Art

Portable Icon with the Virgin Eleousa

Stand for a Qur'an Manuscript, Islamic Dynastic Art

Stand for a Qur'an Manuscript

Nativity, Luca della Robbia


Luca della Robbia, 1460
Kangxi period lingbi scholar's stone, Qing Dynasty

Kangxi period lingbi scholar's stone

c. 1662-1722
Coffeepot, François-Thomas Germain


François-Thomas Germain, 1757
Chocolate Pot, François-Thomas Germain

Chocolate Pot

François-Thomas Germain, 1765-1766
Fantastic mountain scholar's stone (Gongshi), Qing Dynasty

Fantastic mountain scholar's stone (Gongshi)

c. 1700-1800
The Peacock Room, James McNeill Whistler

The Peacock Room

James McNeill Whistler, 1877
Sussex Armchair, William Morris

Sussex Armchair

William Morris, 1865-1890
Taihu scholar's stone, Qing Dynasty

Taihu scholar's stone

c. 1800-1900
'The Rich Catch of Fish' Armchair, Koloman Moser

'The Rich Catch of Fish' Armchair

Koloman Moser, 1900
Trans-Siberian Railway Egg, Peter Carl Fabergé

Trans-Siberian Railway Egg

Peter Carl Fabergé, 1900
Inlaid Eisler-Terramare Armoire, Koloman Moser

Inlaid Eisler-Terramare Armoire

Koloman Moser, 1903
Nkisi, called 'Chingunge N', Kingdom of Kongo

Nkisi, called 'Chingunge N'

Purkersdorf Sanatorium Armchair, Koloman Moser

Purkersdorf Sanatorium Armchair

Koloman Moser, 1903
Lacquered Wood Chair, Koloman Moser

Lacquered Wood Chair

Koloman Moser, 1905
Bicycle Wheel, Marcel Duchamp

Bicycle Wheel

Marcel Duchamp, 1913
In Advance of the Broken Arm, Marcel Duchamp

In Advance of the Broken Arm

Marcel Duchamp, 1915
Endless Column, Version 1, Constantin Brancusi

Endless Column, Version 1

Constantin Brancusi, 1918
Monkey Marionette for Balli Plastici, Fortunato Depero

Monkey Marionette for Balli Plastici

Fortunato Depero, 1918
Rooster Marionette for Balli Plastici, Fortunato Depero

Rooster Marionette for Balli Plastici

Fortunato Depero, 1918
Birds in an Aquarium, Jean Arp

Birds in an Aquarium

Jean Arp, c. 1920
Decoration, Mainie Jellett


Mainie Jellett, 1923
Heart Eaters, Fortunato Depero

Heart Eaters

Fortunato Depero, 1923
Abstract Sculpture 3, Katarzyna Kobro

Abstract Sculpture 3

Katarzyna Kobro, 1924
Dilukai (Gable Figure), Oceanic Art

Dilukai (Gable Figure)

Malagan (Funerary Carving), Oceanic Art

Malagan (Funerary Carving)

Seated Figure, Oceanic Art

Seated Figure

Emak Bakia, Man Ray

Emak Bakia

Man Ray, 1926
Poem Object, André Breton

Poem Object

André Breton, 1941
Pelagos, Barbara Hepworth


Barbara Hepworth, 1946
Ulysses, Robert Motherwell


Robert Motherwell, 1947
Linear Construction in Space No. 2, Naum Gabo

Linear Construction in Space No. 2

Naum Gabo, 1957
Monogram, Robert Rauschenberg


Robert Rauschenberg, 1955-1959
Study for Bicho, Lygia Clark

Study for Bicho

Lygia Clark, 1960
Secret of a Cube, Saloua Raouda Choucair

Secret of a Cube

Saloua Raouda Choucair, 1960-1962
Poem, Saloua Raouda Choucair


Saloua Raouda Choucair, 1963-1965
Wila, María Luisa Pacheco


María Luisa Pacheco, 1972
Bird-Leg Table, Méret Oppenheim

Bird-Leg Table

Méret Oppenheim, 1973
Spiral Rhythm, Saloua Raouda Choucair

Spiral Rhythm

Saloua Raouda Choucair, 1985-1987
Mami Wata, Figure with Snake, Agbagli Kossi

Mami Wata, Figure with Snake

Agbagli Kossi, c. 1990
Untitled, Cat Man, Agbagli Kossi

Untitled, Cat Man

Agbagli Kossi, c. 1990
Yasu, Agbagli Kossi


Agbagli Kossi, 1990
Nike Shoe, Fantasy Coffin, Paa Joe

Nike Shoe, Fantasy Coffin

Paa Joe, 2004
Magdalena, Richard Hambleton


Richard Hambleton, 2007
Cannon, Fantasy Coffin, Paa Joe

Cannon, Fantasy Coffin

Paa Joe, 1976-2016
Chili, Fantasy Coffin, Paa Joe

Chili, Fantasy Coffin

Paa Joe, 1976-2016
More Art Mediums
Marble, Mediums


The stone that glows like human skin

Charcoal, Mediums


The quickest way to make a mark

Terracotta, Mediums


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