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Sculpture, Themes in Art
"God", Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven

"God" Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven, 1917

50 cc of Paris Air, Marcel Duchamp

50 cc of Paris Air Marcel Duchamp, 1919

Abstract Sculpture 3, Katarzyna Kobro

Abstract Sculpture 3 Katarzyna Kobro, 1924

Akhenaton Bust, Ancient Egypt

Akhenaton Bust 1355BCE

Andromeda, François Auguste René Rodin

Andromeda François Auguste René Rodin, 1885 – 1886

Antigraceful, Umberto Boccioni

Antigraceful Umberto Boccioni, 1913

Apollo of Veii, The Etruscans

Apollo of Veii 550 – 520BCE

Apollo Seated With Lyre, Ancient Greece

Apollo Seated With Lyre 200CE

Assemblage: Mask of Camille Claudel and Left Hand of Pierre de Wissant, François Auguste René Rodin

Assemblage: Mask of Camille Claudel and Left Hand of Pierre de Wissant François Auguste René Rodin, 1895

Assembly: Female nude Slavic woman's head emerging from a Vase, François Auguste René Rodin

Assembly: Female nude Slavic woman's head emerging from a Vase François Auguste René Rodin, 1900 – 1910

Assumption of the Virgin, Donatello

Assumption of the Virgin Donatello, 1427

Baboon and Young, Pablo Picasso

Baboon and Young Pablo Picasso, 1951

Bed, Robert Rauschenberg

Bed Robert Rauschenberg, 1955

Bicycle Wheel, Marcel Duchamp

Bicycle Wheel Marcel Duchamp, 1913

Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara, Song Dynasty

Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara 1100

Bodhisattva Manjushri, Song Dynasty

Bodhisattva Manjushri 1100

Bottle Rack, Marcel Duchamp

Bottle Rack Marcel Duchamp, 1914

Boy with Thorn (Spinario), Ancient Greece

Boy with Thorn (Spinario) 100BCE

Bronze Bull Leaping Figure, Aegean Civilizations

Bronze Bull Leaping Figure 1600 – 1450BCE

Bronze Statuette of a Bull, Ancient Greece

Bronze Statuette of a Bull 500BCE

Bull Head from Girsu (Telloh), Mesopotamia

Bull Head from Girsu (Telloh) 3000BCE

Bust of Dr. Dio Lewis, Mary Edmonia Lewis

Bust of Dr. Dio Lewis Mary Edmonia Lewis, 1868

Bust of Five-Headed Shiva, Khmer Art

Bust of Five-Headed Shiva 950CE

Bust of Nefertiti, Ancient Egypt

Bust of Nefertiti 1340BCE

Cathedral, François Auguste René Rodin

Cathedral François Auguste René Rodin, 1908

Chalchiuhtlicue Monolith, Teotihuacan Culture

Chalchiuhtlicue Monolith 1 – 650CE

Chimera of Arezzo, The Etruscans

Chimera of Arezzo 400BCE

Cocoon no. 2, Lygia Clark

Cocoon no. 2 Lygia Clark, 1959

Columbus, Mary Edmonia Lewis

Columbus Mary Edmonia Lewis, 1865 – 1867

Cycladic female figure, Aegean Civilizations

Cycladic female figure 2300 – 2200BCE

Cycladic seated harp player, Aegean Civilizations

Cycladic seated harp player 2800 – 2700BCE

David, Michelangelo

David Michelangelo, 1501 – 1504

Development of a Bottle in Space, Umberto Boccioni

Development of a Bottle in Space Umberto Boccioni, 1911

Dying Gaul, Ancient Rome

Dying Gaul 250BCE

Early Cycladic female figure, Aegean Civilizations

Early Cycladic female figure 3200 – 2800BCE

Emma, André Breton

Emma André Breton, 1900

Emperor Antoninus Pius, Ancient Rome

Emperor Antoninus Pius 138 – 161CE

Enduring Ornament, Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven

Enduring Ornament Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven, 1913

Etruscan Woman, The Etruscans

Etruscan Woman 300BCE

Eve, François Auguste René Rodin

Eve François Auguste René Rodin, 1881 – 1910

Expanded Expansion, Eva Hesse

Expanded Expansion Eva Hesse, 1969

Falcon of Horus, Ancient Egypt

Falcon of Horus 663BCE

Forever Free, Mary Edmonia Lewis

Forever Free Mary Edmonia Lewis, 1867

Gift, Man Ray

Gift Man Ray, 1921

Glider Containing a Water Mill in Neighboring Metals, Marcel Duchamp

Glider Containing a Water Mill in Neighboring Metals Marcel Duchamp, 1913 – 1915

Greenstone Mask, Teotihuacan Culture

Greenstone Mask 200 – 700CE

Gudea Diorite Sculpture, Mesopotamia

Gudea Diorite Sculpture 2120 – 2120BCE

Gwendolyn Knight, Augusta Savage

Gwendolyn Knight Augusta Savage, 1934 – 1935

Hand of Rodin with a Female Figure, François Auguste René Rodin

Hand of Rodin with a Female Figure François Auguste René Rodin, 1917

Head, Antoine Pevsner

Head Antoine Pevsner, 1923 – 1924

More Themes in Art
Grimoires, Themes in Art

Grimoires

Forbidden knowledge

Abstract Art, Themes in Art

Abstract Art

Unshackled from the figure

Artists of the African Diaspora, Themes in Art

Artists of the African Diaspora

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