Riveting Story Behind that Striking Sculpture - My Modern Metropolis  Just too beautiful to not post another view.    "Forget your perfect offering.  There is a crack in everything,  That's how the light gets in."  ~Leonard Cohen

Riveting Story Behind that Striking Sculpture

Riveting Story Behind that Striking Sculpture - My Modern Metropolis Just too beautiful to not post another view. "Forget your perfect offering. There is a crack in everything, That's how the light gets in." ~Leonard Cohen

10 Most Famous Sculptures in the World

10 Most Famous Sculptures in the World

Auguste Rodin’s "The Kiss" portrays the Italian aristocrat Francesca da Rimini, who fell in love with her husband’s younger brother, Paolo; according to the tale in Dante’s Inferno, when their romance was uncovered, her husband killed them.

The Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach, Florida is a world famous sculpture garden Memorial to the six million Jewish people who perished in the Holocaust.

The Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach, Florida is a world famous sculpture garden Memorial to the six million Jewish people who perished in the Holocaust.

The Pietà (1498–1499) by Michelangelo Buonarroti, depicting the story of the mother holding the Christ

The Pietà (1498–1499) by Michelangelo Buonarroti, depicting the story of the mother holding the Christ

"Ο περιπατητής": Alberto Giakometti. Έργο της περιόδου 1961-1962.  “The object of art is not to reproduce reality, but to create a reality of the same intensity.”

"Ο περιπατητής": Alberto Giakometti. Έργο της περιόδου 1961-1962. “The object of art is not to reproduce reality, but to create a reality of the same intensity.”

“El Beso de la Muerte”, the Kiss of Death, Cemetery of Poble Nou, Barcelona, by Jaume Barba

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“El Beso de la Muerte”, the Kiss of Death, Cemetery of Poble Nou, Barcelona, by Jaume Barba

Few sculptures are as famous as Michelangelo's David, and if you've ever seen it you'll understand why. The masterpiece of the Renaissance period was completed in 1504, when Michelangelo was just 29 years old, and today over 8 million people per year visit the Galleria dell’Accademia in Florence so they can marvel at the iconic marble statue.

Few sculptures are as famous as Michelangelo's David, and if you've ever seen it you'll understand why. The masterpiece of the Renaissance period was completed in 1504, when Michelangelo was just 29 years old, and today over 8 million people per year visit the Galleria dell’Accademia in Florence so they can marvel at the iconic marble statue.

The Appennino god mountain is 35 ft high and was sculpted in the late 1500s. It was built by famous Italian artist Giambologna in Florence, Italy.

The Appennino god mountain is 35 ft high and was sculpted in the late 1500s. It was built by famous Italian artist Giambologna in Florence, Italy.

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