— Tackling the third dimension


Antoine Pevsner, 1923-1924

Head of a Ruler

2300 BCE-2000 BCE

Head of a Vestal Virgin

Antonio Canova, 1821-1822

Head of a Woman

Naum Gabo, 1917-1920

Head of Brahma

900 CE-925 CE

Head of Gudea

2144 BCE-2124 BCE

Head of Plato

370 BCE

Head of Shiva

900 CE-925 CE

Head of Vishnu

900 CE-925 CE

Hiawatha's Marriage

Mary Edmonia Lewis, 1871

Image II

Barbara Hepworth, 1960

In Advance of the Broken Arm

Marcel Duchamp, 1915

Indestructible Object

Man Ray, 1923-1958

Isis and Horus

640 BCE

Kneeling Male Attendant

921 CE-945 CE

Kushite priest wearing leopard's head

712 BCE-664 BCE

Lady of Baza

350 BCE

Lady of Elche

499 BCE

Lady of Guardamar

400 BCE

Laocoön and His Sons

200 BCE

Late Gupta Period Buddha

700 CE

Linear Construction in Space No. 2

Naum Gabo, 1957

Linear Construction in Space no. 3, with Red

Naum Gabo, 1952-1953

Lion of Mari

2000 BCE

Madonna and Child with Scroll

Luca della Robbia, 1455

Male Worshiper of Ninshubur

2250 BCE

Meditation Tree

Ibrahim El-Salahi, 2018

Minoan Snake Goddess or Priestess

1700 BCE-1450 BCE

Minotaur or Faun and Nymph

François Auguste René Rodin, 1886


Robert Rauschenberg, 1955-1959

Moschophoros (calf-bearer)

560 BCE

Movement of the Angle

Saloua Raouda Choucair, 1983-1985

Olmec Head, La Venta Monument 1

1000 BCE-600 BCE

Olmec Head, San Lorenzo Monument 1

800 BCE-400 BCE

Ombra Della Sera

300 BCE

Oval Sculpture (No. 2)

Barbara Hepworth, 1943


Barbara Hepworth, 1946


200 BCE


Saloua Raouda Choucair, 1963-1965

Prophet Habbakuk

Donatello, 1423-1426

Psyche Revived by Cupid's Kiss

Antonio Canova, 1787-1793

Sculpture of Cleopatra

100 BCE

Seated Figure


Secret of a Cube

Saloua Raouda Choucair, 1960-1962

Spatial Composition No. 6

Katarzyna Kobro, 1931

Sphinx of Agost

550 BCE

Spiral Rhythm

Saloua Raouda Choucair, 1985-1987

Standing Buddha Offering Protection

500 CE

The Last Burst

Antoine Pevsner, 1962

Two forms

Barbara Hepworth, 1933
More Themes in Art

Metaphysical Art

Discomforting dreamscapes

Highlighting Black Artists

Artist Letters

From the heart to the pen

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