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Figurative sculpturing in the Stone Age and have a history as long as the history of representation itself. The earliest example of figurative art is the carved, sculptural figure of a woman discovered in Hohle Fels Cave of southern Germany. Carved from the tusk of a mammoth, the figure is at least 35,000 years old. These are the early attempts of man to describe the world around them using art....
Figurative sculptures, which can be created in a variety of media, such as clay, wood, metal to name a few, has existed for thousands of years in cultures all around the globe.
Figurative art also depicts the cultural values as well as the intellectual concepts of the time in which it was created. Figurative art comes in a variety of styles - from the classical Greco-Roman to the modern manifestations of cubism as sculpted by Picasso and the elongated surrealist figurative sculptures of Giacometti.
Working in figurative porcelain sculpture for over 40 years, there are a variety of sculptures as well as other art forms such as watercolors, and pen and ink drawings available for purchase at silvercity925.com. As a student of art history for decades I truly appreciate the works of the old masters, such as Michelangelo and Da Vinci as well as the modern sculptors such as Brancusi and Giacometti.