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The Statue Of Liberty

- Nearly four million people visited the Statue of Liberty in 2014. (National Parks of New York Harbor Conservancy) They were able to stand right in front of the statue themselves and get to experience the feeling of hope, justice, unity, and freedom that our accessories felt when they traveled to America from their home country. There are many theories on why France gave us the Statue. “Many Americans were suspicious of the gift statue and what the motives of its French donors were.” (Perea 46) , but also what the original design of the statue was....   [tags: United States, Immigration to the United States]

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The Statue of Liberty

- The Statue of Liberty stands in the New York Harbor and has greeted many immigrants into Ellis Island. At the time, Lady Liberty was letting them know that their journey to find freedom, democracy, and a better way of life, was officially over. The Statue of Liberty is very important to many Americans because of what it represents. (Statue of Liberty National Monument)(Immigration) In 1865, Edvouvard de Laboulaye, of France, thought of the idea to build the Statue of Liberty while he was on a visit to New York....   [tags: US History]

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The Statue of Hatshepsut

- The statue of Hatshepsut seated down is made with the material limestone. This limestone is lightly colored, which created a larger contrast with the other statues nearby. Her face was carved bringing out her eyes, eyebrows and other facial features. Her eyebrows also come slightly together towards the middle. Her lips forming a slight archaic smile. The dimensions are larger than an average female size. The statue is of great size, yet still in proportion. The body and head fit well with each other overall....   [tags: Wounded Amazon, art, sculpture, limestone]

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Statue of Individuality

- Statue of Individuality Using reason and logic to think was a new idea. This new idea was a part of the revolutionary enlightenment of a daily new Renaissance. To show this new thinking the church wanted a beautiful statue of David for the cathedral. Why. Because, “David’s strength, courage and youthful confidence where the image that Florence wanted to project” (Senatore). In the 1500’s Florence had regained its status as a republic. David symbolized Florence’s independence from outside forces, both foreigners and aristocracy (Senatore)....   [tags: Using Reason, Logic, Ideas, Revolution]

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The history of the Statue of Liberty

- “There are seven rays on her crown, one for each continent, each measuring as much as 150 pounds” (“Statue of Liberty Fun Facts ).” People may know that there are seven rays but not that the rays stand for each continent. The Statue of Liberty, with its unique history, is a sculpture created by Frederic- August Bartholdi, which has an immense size and a great significance to many people in the United States. The history of the Statue of Liberty is one of the most interesting facts about the statue....   [tags: freedom, Bartholdi, Eiffel]

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The Eiffel Tower and The Statue of Liberty

- Compare and Contrast of the Eiffel Tower and The Statue of Liberty Beautiful scenery. Love. New experiences. Finding these things in two very popular cities. The Statue of Liberty and the Eiffel Tower both are very popular tourist attractions, maybe for their beauty or perhaps their archeological structure. Who knows really but here’s a few similarities and difference between the two. Although the Eiffel Tower and the Statue of Liberty are different as well as similar the facts are clear. Even though, the Eiffel Tower is a renowned monument for France....   [tags: Tourist Attractions, Monuments, France, New York]

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Advertisement: Greek Statue and Perfume

- Advertisement: Greek Statue and Perfume While flipping through the pages of a fashion magazine, my fingers stop abruptly as my eyes catch an image of a nude man holding a clothed woman. The man has a muscular body and is effortlessly supporting the woman who's body is arched backwards, her arms hang in a swan-like manner. On the ground by her left foot lays a paint palette and her right hand is grasping a paint brush. The room that they are in appears to be a studio with press board floors, brick walls, and old unfinished wooden workbenches draped in cloth....   [tags: Ads Advertise Statues Essays]

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The Statue Of The Ancient World

- In the world today, there are many spectacular sculptures and artworks. The statue of Zeus at Olympia was possibly the most famous statue in the ancient world. It is known to be one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. The Greek sculptor Phidias made it about 435 BC, and dedicated to Zeus the king of gods. The statue of Zeus was the greatest statue to be built in Greece. The artists of this statue captured the royalty of the king by seating Zeus on a throne to inspire tremendous awe in all that witnessed this statue....   [tags: Olympic Games, Ancient Olympic Games, Olympia]

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The Statue Titled Torso of Venus

- The statue titled, Torso of Venus, was a replica of the original work by Praxiteles. The Romans made the sculpture in 1st or 2nd century AD during the time of the Late Antiquity period; more specifically known as the Pre-Constantine period. Like the original, the statue was made out of marble. The Torso of Venus is a statue of the goddess Venus, known commonly as the goddess of love and beauty. It was said that she was born, or emerged, from the sea foam. Venus, or Aphrodite to the Greeks, was the embodiment of beauty, sexuality, love and fertility....   [tags: Praxiteles, replica, Greek sculpture]

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Humanism : The And The Statue Of David

- The Renaissance was a time of great change and discovery that expanded through many years of ancient history. Perhaps one of the greatest marks of the Renaissance was that of the rise and emergence of the individual. In this finding of one’s inner self and the belief that instead of looking to church authorities, individuals should look to their own inner conscience as a guide. During the Renaissance time period the human theme of morality is expressed through the cultural concept of humanism and is exemplified by Hamlet and the statue of David....   [tags: Renaissance, Middle Ages, Thought, Michelangelo]

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The Statue of Moses by Michelangelo

- Statue of Moses The Middle Ages was ending and the Italian Renaissance was starting. Many people called the Renaissance the rebirth of a New Age. Between the 14th century and 17th century a new way of thinking about the world came about. During the Italian Renaissance, art was very popular. Artists in the Renaissance applied many humanist and religious principles behind their work. Michelangelo Buonarroti was one of the greatest artist and sculptor in the Italian Renaissance. He was born in the village of Caprese on March 6, 1475....   [tags: Renaissance art/sculpture]

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Hercules Statue and The Amenemhat II

- By examining two famous sculptures the Amenemhat II and Hercules it can be seen they both share similar traits but are culturally, religiously and historically different and their sculptures made sure to establish their religious, cultural and political views their their creations. Hercules statue was sculpted in Ancient Greece around 216 A.D by Lysippos in addition Greeks took so much time investing into the details and anatomy of their statues so they would be remembered forever but they failed at picking a better material to make them in resulting in loss of history....   [tags: ancient greece, ancient egypt]

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The Large Kneeling Statue of Hatshesput

- The large kneeling statue of Hatshepsut (~1470 BCE), (Figure 3-21 [pg. 70] in “Art Through the Ages”) depicts the female pharaoh Hatshepsut, seated on her knees with a jar in each hand. Carved in Red Granite and measuring at 8' 6' tall, the statue begins at the base with a large block with a rounded facade. Hatshepsut rests on her knees atop the block, her posture is perfect with a completely vertical back. She is facing straight ahead, the typical headdress and beard of the pharaoh are shown prominently....   [tags: art through the ages]

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The Statue Of Liberty By Emma Lazarua

- Protecting Our Borders "Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me...” This a part of the poem written on the Statue of Liberty by Emma Lazarua. The immigrates who read these words have to go through the right channels to come to this country. Now people are just walking across the border and the government is discussing giving them amnesty for coming here illegally. The money would be better spent on building a fence along the Mexican border, where a majority of them are crossing into this county illegally....   [tags: Immigration to the United States, Immigration]

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Ignorant Grief Of A Controlling Statue

- Ignorant Grief of a Controlling Statue “The Fly,” by Katherine Mansfield, is a short story focusing on a man who is struggling with grief six years after his son passes away. At the beginning, the boss appears to be a robust man. However, a conversation with an old friend unlocks the boss’ inner grief at the mention of his son. The reader then becomes aware of the boss’ thoughts and feelings about his son and how the news about his boy’s demise resonates with him. Although the boss shows significant emotion towards the death of his son, he is unable to understand his grief due to issues he has regarding control over himself....   [tags: Emotion, Psychology, Boss, T-Pain]

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Michelangelo's Statue of David

- ... This group consisted of artists such as Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Piero di Cosimo and Filippino Lippi. During the meeting of January 25, 1504, several locations were proposed as to where to place the David. These locations included places around Florence, but the two most favored were the courtyard of the Palazzo Vecchio and the Loggia dei Lanzi. After much deliberation, the statue was finally placed by the main doorway of Palazzo Vecchio in the Piazza della Signoria, and publicly debuted on September 8, 1504....   [tags: symbols of Florence, Italy]

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Joan of Arc Statue

- The iconic monumental statue of Joan of Arc is located on Riverside Drive at 93rd Street in the Upper Westside in New York City. When entering through to the east of Riverside Drive walking up the stairs you’re welcome with the view of the posterior of the statue. To be more precise the first that stand out is the horse’s imposing rear with muscular legs. The monument statue is surrounded with trees. Once you’re in front of this beautiful monument of Joan of Arc you appreciate it is elegance and simplicity....   [tags: Art Analysis]

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The Statue Of Liberty

- There are few objects that can be compared to the significance of the figure known as the Statue of Liberty. It is one of the greatest works of its time and still stands today as a meaningful entity of independence to the world. The statue is a great tribute to the concept of global freedom that had its roots in America. It was created to display the worldwide objective of peace and tranquility. The fact that another model of this icon stands today in a world capital shows the effect that this figure has inscribed upon the world....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Statue of Kouros

- The Statue of a kouros and the Portrait statue of a boy both depict similar subjects, however are greatly different in how they accomplish this task. Through detail, or lack there of, the Greeks and Romans are able to display a certain value they have in its members. These two statues were made about 500 years apart and approach the sculpting process quit differently. The Greek statue seems to use geometric exaggerated lines to form the body while the Romans use a more realistic approach and sculpt the body with a more rounded finish....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Liberty Enlightening the World: The Statue of Liberty

- Liberty Enlightening the World On Liberty Island in New York Harbor, Manhattan, New York City; the statue, that was originally called " Liberty Enlightening the world”, stands tall facing any newcomer to the city of New York, it was sculpted by a sculptor called Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi who also designed the statue, Bartholdi was greatly helped by an engineer called Gustave Eiffel, the man who also helped in the design of the Eiffel Tower, was the mastermind behind the iron framework underneath the copper plating....   [tags: new york, monument]

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The Colossal Statue Of King Tuthankhamun And The Lamassu

- The Colossal Statue of King Tuthankhamun and the Lamassu are amazing works of art. Of the eight works assigned, these two particularly caught my eye. The two pieces, though very different, have many similarities. In this paper, I will discuss these similarities and differences of style in terms of their overall shape, proportions, and individual parts. The Lamassu of the Assyrian kingdom was quite large in size as it guarded the the entrances to the throne room of the Assyrian king. The size of the winged bull with a human head was surely an important part in guarding the gates and instilling fear in all that passed it....   [tags: Sculpture, Relief, Ancient Egypt, Borobudur]

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The Statue of Westminster and the Historical Importance Behind it

- The 1931 Statute of Westminster can be seen as the logical end of the years of negotiations on change between Britain and her Dominions, which include Australia, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa and Newfoundland. The origins of the Statue date back to the Imperial Conference in 1926 where Lord Balfour, Britain’s Foreign Minster, suggested that all Dominions should be given the right to full autonomy in their legislations. This would result in equality amongst Britain and its Dominions It made several key provisions; British parliament could no longer nullify laws in the Dominions, the Dominions were able to make their own extra-territorial laws, and British law no longer had to be applied i...   [tags: Canada, Autonomy, Independence]

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Leonardo Fibonacci Of The Marble Statue Of Pisa

- Leonardo Fibonacci When thinking of Pisa, Italy, one of the first things that comes to mind is the Leaning Tower of Pisa. The Leaning Tower of Pisa is known worldwide for gradually increasing its vertical offset over the hundreds of years it has been standing. The Leaning Tower is just one of many historical landmarks and striking artworks in Pisa, Italy; however no one would think of a marble sculpture of Leonardo Fibonacci by Giovanni Paganucci when thinking of Pisa (Long 4). The marble statue of Leonardo is located in the Camposanto in Pisa and was finished by Paganucci in 1863 (Long 4)....   [tags: Fibonacci number, Golden ratio, Fibonacci]

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Statue Of Liberty

- I chose to write about the Statue of Liberty. The Statue of Liberty serves as a symbolic fixture of the principles America was founded on. She represents freedom, liberty, and opportunity. The location of the Statue of Liberty is an amazing feat in itself, it is right in the middle of a very wide and a very deep Hudson river, and at the time it was brought there, with the limited technology, was amazing. Adding to the location, The State of Liberty as everyone knows is right next to the old customs ports where thousands of hungry, and poor immigrants fresh off the boat would pass through looking for a better life....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Magnesium Statue

- The Magnesium Statue Planning The Problem A statue, which is made of an alloy consisting mainly of magnesium, corrodes at different rates, at different times of the year. Background Knowledge ==================== There are some areas of knowledge that should be taken into consideration to help in devising an experiment to help determine the cause of the problem, and which gave me a greater understanding of the problem. A major factor in the decay of the statue is acid rain, which prevents the formation of the oxide coat that would normally form on magnesium preventing corrosion in air....   [tags: Papers]

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Statue of Haremhab vs. the Statue of Queen Hatshepsut

- Compare the statue of Haremhab with the statue of Queen Hatshepsut These two statues are famous to the Egyptian art era. They represent the woman’s position and the man’s position at that day and age. Traditionally, the rulers of Egypt were male. So, when Hatshepsut, Dynasty 18, ca. 1473-1458 B.C., assumed the titles and functions of king she was portrayed in royal male costumes. Such representations were more for a political statement, rather than a reflection of the way she actually looked....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Statue of Zeus at Olympia

- The Statue of Zeus at Olympia In the world today, there are many spectacular sculptures and artworks. The statue of Zeus at Olympia and the seated statue of Khafre are just two examples of dominant artworks. The statue of Zeus at Olympia was possibly the most famous statue in the ancient world. The Greek sculptor Phidias made it about 435 BC, and dedicated to Zeus, the king of gods. The seated statue of Khafre from the fourth dynasty of the Old Kingdom (2520- 492 BC) was created by an unknown artist....   [tags: Art, Sculpture, Greek, Informative]

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Mysterious Statue of a Boy in the Park

- As soon as I entered the park, I went looking for the statue of the little boy that I remembered so well from last summer. I knew it was on the south side of the park, but I was not sure exactly where. As soon as I began my quest, I could faintly smell roses, a smell so familiar from the endless warm summer days that Jordan and I would spend next to the rose garden, in front of the statue. I knew I was getting close. Next, I saw the roses in the distance from where I was, walking towards the stairs that lead to the rose garden....   [tags: Free Descriptive Essay About A Place]

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Pentadic Analysis of the Statue of Liberty

- Pentadic Analysis of the Statue of Liberty The Statue of Liberty is one of the most well know symbols of the United States, across the world. For this reason I chose to analyze the dramatic effect it creates, and what methods it implores to invent this "universal" meaning. It is one of the strongest visual representations of the ideals which our country is founded upon. I intend to defend the argument that the Statue of Liberty posses the power of persuading human thought using the terms encompassed in Kenneth Burke's Pentad, shaping the definition of "America" for people through out the world....   [tags: Papers]

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The Block Statue : A Unique Form Of Egyptian Statuary

- The block statue is a unique form of Egyptian statuary which first appeared in the Middle Kingdom, but which continually grew in popularity throughout the Second Intermediate period and and the New Kingdom. This particular example depicts Mentuherkhepeshef, the fifth son of the the New Kingdom King Rameses Meriamum (Rameses II). Few biographical details are known about the prince, other than the presence of military titles inscribed on the statue and that he died before being able to succeed his extremely long-live father....   [tags: Ancient Egypt, Egypt, Ramesses II]

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Monumental Statue Of The Pharaoh Ramesses II Enthroned

- Monumental Statue of the Pharaoh Ramesses II Enthroned Jose Manuel Vazquez Dr. Judith Steinhoff Art & Society: Prehistoric to Gothic ARTH 1380 TU&TH 10:00AM-11:30AM A Visual Analysis of Egyptian, Monumental Statue of the Pharaoh Ramesses II Enthroned The Egyptians created Ramesses’ statue 1279-1212 B.C. using granodiorite. The statue is currently being exhibited at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston. Its dimensions withouts a base are 59 3/4 x 23 1/2 x 30 inches (seems bigger than life-size)....   [tags: Ancient Egypt, Ramesses II, Egypt, Pharaoh]

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Pygmalion's Obsession with the Statue of Cyprus

- Pygmalion's Obsession with the Statue of Cyprus Pygmalion decided to portray women as he searched for the most perfect being and he hadn't found any in Cyprus. He placed all his love and wishfulness in his statues and so the most beautiful of his creations was sculpted. Pygmalion, being a man, and having 'animal' urges, must have wanted a partner to share his emotions and get frisky with, so this was the perfect idea for him. What could be better, a woman with beautiful looks, and never talks back or argues with you....   [tags: Bernard Shaw Pygmalion Relationships Essays]

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Roman Art: Equestrian Statue of Marcus Aurelius

- Roman Art: Equestrian Statue of Marcus Aurelius The “Equestrian Statue of Marcus Aurelius” was created as propaganda statue for the ruler Marcus Aurelius. Marcus Aurelius was a powerful leader and was best known for military conquests and his intellectual knowledge (Stokstad 200). Marcus Aurelius ruled in Rome from 161 to 180 CE. He was appointed as the ruler by the previous administration though he was not part of the royal family. The “Equestrian Statue of Marcus Aurelius” was one of the lucky bronze pieces from Ancient Rome....   [tags: bronze, ruler, horse]

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The Statue Of Khasekhemwy : Ancient Egyptian Logographic And Alphabetic Elements

- The Statue of Khasekhemwy is a carved in-the-round sculpture made from painted limestone. It stands smaller than life size at about two feet in height. The sculpture represents Pharaoh Khasekhemwy in a straight, upright and frontal pose on the throne. Khasekhemwy places his right arm on his lap, while his left arm embraces his body. Unfortunately, both of his hands are destroyed. Covered by a tight-fitting robe, the subject wears a tall and conical hat above his head. Pharaoh Khasekhemwy sits on a low-backed throne with incised figures on the either sides of his seat....   [tags: Ancient Egypt, Egypt, Egyptian language]

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Statue of the Blessed Virgin

- Statue of the Blessed Virgin One of the best-kept secrets of Irish culture is the moving statues phenomenon that erupted in the mid-eighties all over the republic of Ireland. In August 1985, there were reports from the small town of Mountcollins that a statue of the Blessed Virgin had been seen to move. In the following months there were reports of the same phenomenon coming from small rural areas all over the country. Many people traveled to county Limerick to view the statue at Garryowen, following reports that some people had seen blood coming from one of the hands of Our Lady....   [tags: Religion Prayers Irish Papers]

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Is The Statue of Liberty a Lie?

- Is The Statue of Liberty a Lie. The issue of immigration has shaped the history of the United States throughout the years of its existence. People from numerous different countries have immigrated to America in search of a better life and new opportunities. While Americans often ponder whether immigration is a benefit to society, legislators have recently enacted many anti-immigration laws which have been enforced to keep control over illegal immigration. Many different positions exist concerning illegal immigration in the United States....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Statue of Liberty: A Lie?

- Statue of Liberty: A Lie. As I sat on a park bench in the middle of Manhattan, eating a pack of stale peanut butter crackers, I couldn't keep myself from thinking about the woman I had met the day before. The lady I met seemed to be a strong woman of high morale, but after our interaction I came to the conclusion that she was living a lie. Well-known and noticeably the tallest female in the community, many people looked up to her as somewhat of a motherly figure. I'll never forget the tattoo on her ankles that partially read: …....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essays]

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Marble Statue Of Dionysos Leaning On A Female Figure

- 1 & 2. Marble statue of Dionysos leaning on a female figure 3 & 4. 27 B.C – A.D 68 by unknown artist, but restored by Pacetti Vincenzo 5. March 1796 found at Aldobrandini Palace, Rome Dionysos, also known as Dionysus, is an Olympian god of many things such as festivity, pleasure, wine, and vegetation. Dionysos is the god of wilderness and one of his attributes are large cats, helping me recognize the statue of him wearing clothes made of animal skin. According to Metropolitan Museum, it stated that, Dionysos wore panther skin over his skirt like clothes and animal head shaped like a huge cat on his high sandals that look like boots” (MET)....   [tags: Greek mythology, Zeus, Apollo, Iliad]

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Symbols and Composition of the Statue Saint George by Donatello

- Saint George is a statue that was sculpted by Donatello in the prime of his career. From top to bottom, this realistic statue displays a sort of defiance towards his enemies and a sense of pride in his country. This begins with his expression of pride and inner turmoil on his face and ends with the wide stance of his feet, a mighty shield in-between. Even the platform he is standing on and the composition of his body help contribute to the strength of this realistic soldier of a man. Everything from his mighty arms to the cloak he wears on his back act as a shield to the enemies of whomever building or town this sits by....   [tags: hope, marble, soldier]

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Horatio Greenough 's Marble Statue Of George Washington

- Upon reviewing different photos of Horatio Greenough’s marble statue of George Washington, I immediately thought of The Iliad and The Aeneid. The large sculpture of Washington with a god like body, dressed in a Roman toga and sitting upon a Grecian style seat embellished with mythical symbols, related to the Greek gods and Hercules, initially invoked these thoughts. His statue is also holding a sword, which brings to mind an overall image of a warrior and hero. Initially, Greenough was commissioned to create the piece as a commemoration of the centennial of Washington’s birth , but to me this is a way to truly immortalize the great George Washington....   [tags: Trojan War, Iliad, Greek mythology, Troy]

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The Tragedy Of Zelda 's The Chamber Under The Statue Of The Goddess

- It was something my dad had told not long after we had both witnessed the events in the chamber under the Statue of the Goddess. "Zelda, it would be best if the people of Skyloft knew nothing of the events that are transpiring on the Surface," my father told me before leaving my room for the last time that night. "Are you sure?" I queried, confused. "Yes Zelda," he said. "Rumor travels faster than fact, and often is the basis for hasty decisions that cause disasterious consequences." "But Zelda..." "Please Karane, when I say I can 't tell you, I can 't....   [tags: 2005 singles, 2008 singles]

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Analysis Of La Dolce Vita On The Transportation Of Statue Of Christ

- (2) The cynicism of Fellini toward religious shown in the first scene of La Dolce Vita on the transportation of statue of Christ for the cathedral in Vatican with helicopter contrasts with the scene of Marcello’s orgy party where Marcello is in two opposites of moral set. Marcelo makes love to Maddalena in a prostitute’s bedroom without hesitant and lives the life of an individual unbound by any set of rules. The fraud of “miracle” performed by two siblings in a small city who claim meeting Madonna that harvests public sensation and creates religious hysteria....   [tags: Love, Marriage, La Dolce Vita, Sexual intercourse]

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Statue of Liberty Ribbon

- Statue of Liberty Ribbon The Statue of Liberty has served as the single most important symbol of the friendship between the two countries and the ideal of democracy since its unveiling on October 28, 1886. At the time it was the tallest structure in America. The statue was originally a gift to the United States. The relationship between the two countries dates back before the United States was an independent country (Kotler p7). The French were one of the first to explore and settle in North America....   [tags: Architecture History]

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The Virgin Mary Statue

- The Virgin Mary Statue Kindergarten through fourth grade was absolutely beautiful. We all sat together at lunch, played tag together on the playground, laughed and listened to the teachers together in class. Then fifth grade rolled around, and all my friends started to evolve, and for the worse as I saw it. We all started noticing things that we weren’t aware of before. We used to be like a bunch of happy naked babies, absolutely oblivious to the fact that we were all unclothed and different from one another....   [tags: Personal Narrative Writing]

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Law and Statue Law

- Step 1 The area of law the question is associated with is statute law. The case in question concerns the breach of the local law 36 which states “A person shall not dispose of metals or metallic particles into soil, areas of vegetation, waterways, sewers, drains or similar areas. Penalty: $3000.00”. Yvette, a student sells artworks in her garage in her private residence. The chromium paint she uses contains a small amount of aluminium and while the paint can is being cleaned, some paint may escape the can and flow into a water trough which is not used....   [tags: Four Step Process, Laws, Streets, Systems]

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The Roman And Roman Statues Of The Bronze Statue Of Polykleitos 's Doryphoros

- The first Roman emperor, Augustus brought a huge change to Roman life and art in 27 B.C.E. The statue, Head of an Old Man, created between 25 B.C.E to 10 C. E displays the artistic change in physical form which reflects the social and political change of that time. The old man’s short hair, furrowed brow, wrinkled face, and deep bags under his eyes showed a portrait of hard life and hard work unlike the previous portraits of young well-muscled men in their prime. The Head of an Old Man reflected Augustus’s emphasis on moral reforms and hard work during his rule....   [tags: Roman Empire, Roman Republic, Ancient Rome]

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Comparing the Statue of the Royal Scribe Yuni and the Statue of St. John of Patmos

- Comparing the Statue of the Royal Scribe Yuni and the Statue of St. John of Patmos Upon viewing the statue of the Royal Scribe Yuni (33.2.1) and the “Gothic stone” statue of St. John of Patmos (17.120.4), I noticed the few similarities and many differences they possessed when compared with one another. Both works reflexed the style of artwork done during it’s period. The statue of the Royal Scribe Yuni was found in the tomb of his father, Amenhotep. In this sculpture Yuni is shown kneeling and holding a highly decorative carved shrine....   [tags: Papers]

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College Admissions Essay: The Statue of Liberty

- Statue of Liberty This summer, I went to New York City for the first time. I would never have imagined the overwhelming effect of seeing the Statue of Liberty first hand. That statue has always been my favorite national monument, because it represented hope to me, hope that things can get better, hope that trying hard enough can take you to your "promised land." When I've heard others in my home town discussing the Statue of Liberty, they refer to the immigrants as "them." But I always thought of that Statue as applying to me too, though my ancestors have been here a very long time....   [tags: Free College Admissions Essays]

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The Horus Statue of Nectanebo II and the Human-headed Winged Lion

- The Horus Statue of Nectanebo II and the Human-headed winged lion, also known as the Lamassu, are two pieces of art that are very different yet similar with each other in composition, representation, function, and style. Although they were created at two different points in history, the artists thought about and created the two art works in similar fashion. The work of art from the Egyptian period is a statue representing the god of war, the sun, and rulers, Horus. It was created in the time frame from three hundred sixty to three hundred forty-two B.C....   [tags: Art ]

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Beauty And Beauty : The Statue Of David And Petrarch 's Sonnet 190

- The concept of beauty during the Middle Ages consisted of the idea that beauty was directly correlated to spirituality. In other words, a person was judged as either good or bad based on their outer appearance, as well as their standing in society. Therefore, executions of beauty manifested in the arts was limited to only a certain class of individuals and was more determined by what a person’s status was in society. In addition, artwork of people was made to be mostly concentrated on the countenance, with artificially smooth skin, intentionally showing no sign of blemish or flaw unless by accident....   [tags: Renaissance, Middle Ages, Florence, Italy]

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Comparing and Contrasting Ozymandias and Saddam

- The poem “Ozymandias”, is a poem based around the fall of power and is written as a short and rhyming story which is written to show how nothing is permanent, nothing lasts forever. The article on "Saddam" is much of the same as his legacy is literally been torn down in the form of his statue. “Ozymandias” is a sonnet, with fourteen lines. Although it doesn't have a simple rhyme scheme or punctuation. Rhyme is partially present in the poem, but no clear rhyme scheme is used and this makes the reader think that something is out of order....   [tags: poem, power, statue]

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A Comparison of Ozymandias by Percy Shelley and Suddan Hussain

- Compare and contrast Ozymandias and Saddam Hussein. The poem, written by Percy Shelley, Ozymandias is a Petrarchan sonnet compared to the second article labelled ‘Symbolic in more ways than one’ is actually a news article. This is shown through the piece as it contains a date ‘Thursday 10 April 2003', structure and content, the content is more modern so the audience know that when the subject is addressed, it will be serious rather than humorous. Ozymandias is a sonnet (a poem of 14 lines), although it doesn't have the same, simple rhyme scheme or punctuation that most sonnets have....   [tags: poem, power, statue]

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Visit The Hindu Temple Baps Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Atlanta

- 1. I decided to visit the Hindu temple BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Atlanta in Lilburn, GA on April 12th, 2016. I have lived five minutes away from the temple ever since it was built. I was very excited to finally go inside and observe it. 
2. When I first arrived at the temple, I had to go through gates. At the gate was a small building where a man sits. He asked me for my name and opened the gate for me (he also thought I was Hindu and was speaking to me in Hindu). I went at 10:00 in the morning so there was not many people there....   [tags: Hinduism, Religion, Statue, Male]

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The Seven Wonders of Ancient World

- ... The statue of Zeus is believed to have destroyed in the great fire of the Lauseion or destroyed when it was burned. The Lighthouse of Alexandria; also known as the Pharos (Lighthouse) of Alexandria. The lighthouse was created by Sostratus of Cnidus he was a Greek architect and engineer (Woods). The lighthouse was built on a stone foundation and was made up of enormous, thick stone blocks; the watchtower was made of marble blocks that were held together with molten lead. The Lighthouse of Alexandria was located in Alexandria, Egypt the Pharos was actually located on the tiny limestone island that sat in front of the harbor, it was built on the island of Pharos, to help guide trade ships...   [tags: Great Pyramids, statue of Zeus]

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The Amida Buddha in Context

- The Amida Buddha in Context The Buddha was and is an important figure in several different cultures, and his influence has spread over large areas. Across these different cultures, many forms of art portrayed him in different ways. In Japan, one of the Buddha’s titles stood out as the “Amida Buddha.” The statue that this paper will be detailing portrays “Amida, the Buddha of Infinite Light” (“Amida”). The statue is located in the Dayton Art Institute’s Japanese Art Gallery 105 with the acquisition number 1935.1....   [tags: culture, statue, sculptor]

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Proud to be an American: Ronald Regan Re-Election

- During the 1984 election, Ronald Reagan is up for re-election as President of the United States of America (U.S.A.). With the expert help of the Tuesday Team, Reagan uses rhetorical and persuasive techniques to persuade his target audience to vote for him. Ronald Reagan appeals to a minority audience throughout his campaign in the 1984 election. In the “Statue of Liberty” advertisement, the images of workers, that are young, old, and different races, all working to create the Statue of Liberty (Tuesday Team, 1984g)....   [tags: Tuesday team, statue of liberty]

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The Drinking Fountain at the University of California, San Diego

- ... Matthews after famous Marine marksman Calvin B. Matthews in 1942. After WWII, local residents of the city of La Jolla became increasingly concerned over the existence of a military base in their community. In 1959, a bill was passed in Congress to transfer the military base to the University of California. On October 6th, 1964, Camp Calvin B. Matthews was deeded to UCSD, in same year, the first undergraduate college, Revelle, took in the first undergraduate class. Through careful observation at the site and particularly the drinking fountain, I can see how discourse, power, gaze, and taste are applied and functioning through and around the site....   [tags: War, Campus, Statue]

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The Statue of Liberty Lending Credence to the Word Freedom in America

- The Statue of Liberty Lending Credence to the Word Freedom in America The Statue of Liberty is one of the most recognized artifacts of freedom in the world. It has the ability to create emotions that range from happiness to anger all at one time. The best way to analyze such a powerful image is to use Kenneth Burke’s idea of pentadic analysis. By using this method of the analysis, we will be able to answer the rhetorical question: How does the Statue of Liberty lend credence to the word “freedom” in America....   [tags: Lady Liberty American Patriotism Freedom Essays]

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Aartists of The Renaissance: Donatello

- There were so many amazing and stunning artists during the Renaissance time. Those artists impacted us and the artwork we create today. The Renaissance was a time of the revival of art and literature. It definitely showed. One of the artists of the Renaissance was Donatello. His works of art influence artists of his age and even today. He created a sense of realism and humanity in his work. Donatello was born on 1386 in Florence, Italy. He died at age 80 also in Florence Italy. Donatello lived a long life and created many masterpieces that were known by many people....   [tags: statue, st john the evangelist]

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Free Essays on Invisible Man: Trueblood and the Statue

- Trueblood and the Statue in Ellison's Invisible Man Trueblood, in Invisible Man, is well developed, interesting character. He is the black man who sleeps with his wife and daughter and gets them both pregnant. To start off, the name Trueblood itself is ironic. His blood is no longer "true" because it has been contaminated by a grave sin-he slept with his own kin. Trueblood's story of dreaming when having sex with his daughter is a bit fantastic, and yet it is credible. Thus, his name could also mean he speaks the truth....   [tags: Invisible Man Essays]

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The Winds of Change (The Lady)

- When you look back in time, remembering events that have happened, only the important and most significant moments stick with you. The memories may be slightly foggy, details and dates may be mixed but the main memory is always intact. When I look back at growing up in Jeffersonville, Indiana I have many of these memories. Jeffersonville is a city where not that much happens. Most people who live here go to the surrounding towns and cities, such as Clarksville, IN and Louisville KY to enjoy shopping, dining and entertainment so it was to our excitement when an artist installed a 20ft statue in the industrial area of our boring town....   [tags: statue, memory, commitments, love, Jeffersonville]

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Augustus Caesar and the Roman Empire

- ... Buildings, bridges and public baths all flow from his imagination and the once tired city is brought to life and presents its magnificence to the world. Developing a mighty military force, this imaginative leader is respectful to the hierarchy of senators and others who could be a potential threat to his rule. Aware of his tenuous grip on power, he cleverly gains the loyalty of his armies, whilst rallying them to bring the peace and prosperity that is widespread and joyously received. Stability is brought to his subjects and his own wealth used to bring beauty and advancement....   [tags: emperor, statue, victory, battle, ruin]

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Want the Constitution Quickly?: Let the Current Government Continue

- ... The Maoists, reduced to the third force now from the first in the CA I, have put forward a slew of preconditions to remain relevant. The 33 parties opposed to the CA II elections want to write a constitution outside the Assembly. In a regular parliament, this is normal political game. But the CA is not just a parliament; its principal goal is to write a new constitution; and the power game being played will come in the way of drafting a new statute. It could work well neither as a legislature nor as a constitution writing body....   [tags: government, leaders, statue, write, political]

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Women During The Aegean And Greek Art

- Women in Aegean and Greek Art During the Aegean and Greek periods of art, women were depicted differently than they had previously been in different parts of the world. In art of the prehistoric period and art of the ancient near east, women had been depicted as fertility symbols. The statuettes such as the Venus of Willendorf, the woman’s features were swollen to show the desired qualities for a woman who was fertile. The statues were also used as a portable tools for luck in fertility, not only an example of the ideal woman (Prehistoric Art)....   [tags: Ancient Greece, Greece, Greeks, Statue]

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The Army of Terracotta Warriors of China

- The Terracotta Warriors of China are an astonishing accomplishment even in today's setting. The detail of the statues and number of warriors that were made are a monumental feat. Made by 87 hand selected master artisans with red clay, each very distinct from the other during 221 BC to 231 BC make this even more amazing. The tools they lacked and the materials available at the time adds to the astonishment of today's specialist. Hand tools were used to carve details in to the clay and paint was used to add color to create a life like appearance....   [tags: terracotta warriors, clay coiling, statue]

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The Underground Subway : The Subway City Of The Metropolitan Museum Of Natural History

- For three wonderful days and nights Olivia and Willy rode the underground subway and walked the city streets taking in the sights, the smells, and the sounds of Times Square, Central Park, Fifth Avenue and China Town. They ferried to Liberty Island to climb the steps of the Statue of Liberty and spent an afternoon at the Metropolitan Museum of Natural History. In the evening they danced at the Starlight Ballroom. Olivia insisted they meet and part outside of the Empire State Building. To bring him to the plush, expensive apartment she called home was impossible; he would have questions she didn’t want to answer....   [tags: 2007 singles, Debut albums, Statue of Liberty]

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American May Be The Hardest Thing I Have Done

- Traveling to American may be the hardest thing I have done. First of all, I had to leave you and my family behind. I so wish you, or anyone I know, could have made the journey with me. Next, In order to prepare for the ship, I had to go through the processing and ticketing procedures along with the others. Then we all had to wait for the ship to be ready for boarding. After that, I had to get on the crowded, cramped ship with thousands of others. I have never seen so many people at once, and all I could think was that the amount of people on the ship must t be nothing compared to the grand numbers of people that will be in America....   [tags: New York City, Statue of Liberty, Anxiety]

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Contract Transfer of Title to Real Property

- ... A signature may be any form of signing, initials or mark made by the party to be charged to acknowledge the contract's terms. The party to be charged usually is the one who refuses to comply with the contract's terms. Since one usually does not know who that is when the parties originally enter into the contract, it is prudent to have all parties sign. Here, we have not yet had anyone refuse to comply with the contract. And, we are told Padrina signed both copies. But, has Orande signed. The facts show he initialed both copies in response to Padrina's note asking him to do that "so as to confirm these terms." As a result, it is likely his initials constitute a signing that the statute ca...   [tags: statue, frauds, writing, terms]

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Wide Ivory Woman

- Wide Ivory Woman You are a wide woman sculpted out of one large solid block of ivory colored, lightly butterscotch speckled stone; you are distinctly and beautifully human, yet larger than life. I look up at you but do not know precisely what it is that you urge me to question. You are a maiden of Menedi, a statue presumably molded of Greek hands in the mid-fourth century B.C. You are seated at a thickly cushioned throne fashioned of the same ivory marble as that of your body, your head titled downward, your figure slightly crouched....   [tags: Antigone Sophocles Plato Statue Papers]

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The Football Player Duane Hanson

- What force is so strong that it has the power to bring even the strongest man to his knees. What force plagues the workforce at all hours of the day. What force prevents continuous work at all times of the day, making us bow to the night as if to say “We are not strong enough”. That force is exhaustion, the most terrible and rarely conquerable force on earth. As I stood staring at such a life-like sculpture in the confines of a briskly chilly art museum corridor, I could only imagine the amount of exhausted nights the sculptor had to endure to create his extremely exhausted masterpiece....   [tags: Sculpture Statue Art Artwork]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' Miss Liberty '

- Meta: New York is known as the city that never sleeps, now thanks to Espresso, players can experience a game that carries the very same theme. Miss Liberty is nothing short of all action, but is it worth taking a bite out of the big apple. Miss Liberty Review Miss Liberty is a fun little slot machine from Espresso with a New York theme, which as you can probably guess, is all centred around Lady Liberty herself. Considering that this game is based around the city that never sleeps, you are right to expect it to come packed with great gameplay and big time winning potential....   [tags: New York City, Statue of Liberty, Slot machine]

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The New York Marriot Marquis

- It was July 2, 2015, and it was a warm evening and my parents, brother, and I were just landing in New York City. The look of happiness rose upon my face. I could feel my cheeks starting to fall off. This would be my first time being in one of the northern states. We begin to exit off of the airplane and enter the JFK airport. I was already stunned at how amazing and beautiful the airport was. I could not imagine how amazing NYC was going to look. We start to get our luggage out of the baggage claim and head out of the airport and make our way to our hotel room....   [tags: New York City, Statue of Liberty, Homelessness]

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America 's New York City

- It is hard to pin point one important aspect from a diaspora community, but if you look at them individually you can learn so much. These diasporic community and even New York City as a whole have a sense of nationalism, “which are united people of similar language, religion, culture, and history,” (the year of revolution notes) who are proud of where they came from and who they represent now. New York City has always been increasingly growing to become a foreign city, and each year more and more foreigners claim that city to be their home....   [tags: New York City, Statue of Liberty, New York]

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Comparing the Three Statues of David

- Comparing the Three Statues of David The pieces of art I will be comparing and contrasting are the three statues of David, by Donatello (Donato di Niccolò di Betto Bardi), Michelangelo (Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni), and Bernini (Gian Lorenzo Bernini). The statues are modeled after the biblical David, who was destined to become the second king of Israel. Also most famously known as the slayer of the Philistine giant Goliath with a stone and a sling. The sculptures are all based on the same biblical hero, but differ from one another....   [tags: Donatello Michelangelo Bernini Art Statues Essays]

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Statues of David in Renaissance Art

- The story of David was a source of inspiration during the Renaissance. The Biblical story of David versus Goliath showed the strength of man defeating a giant, proving that power can come in many ways other than force. David was a frail boy, youngest son of Jesse, who tended the flock until God sent Samuel (a Judge) to anoint David to be the next king. As time progressed, David played the harp for the current King Saul of Israel, who was in a war with the Philistines. Then one day, Goliath and the Philistines had challenged Saul’s army but no one could stand in his mighty presence without falling down....   [tags: Renaissance Art]

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Art Pieces Of The Two Statues

- At first glance of the two statues, they look as if they were part of a bigger, grander arrangement. They both have similar styles of carving, composition and go together well. So one can suspect that they may have been pulled out of a group even without prior knowledge of the people the figures represented. There are subtle details in both art pieces that helps to convey the emotions without being too dramatic to the viewer. For example, the position of the art work’s hand or the slight leaning of the head....   [tags: Jesus, Crucifixion of Jesus, Mary]

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The Case Of The Alien Tort Statute

- There is long history of the Alien Tort Statute pitot to the kiobel’s case. Alien Tort Statute (ATS) is approved by Congress in 1789 to provide the federal courts jurisdiction over tort statement. U.S. made a commitment about human rights and international law. However, George Washington was against the cruel treatment of British soldiers. History describes that during foreign plaintiffs seldom appeal the ATS in the past. However, the precedent prove that in 1980. Around two centuries after the ATS turn into law, Filartiga v....   [tags: United States, Supreme Court of the United States]

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Statues and Sculpture: An Art Form that Depicts Human History

- ... Upon her crown are seven rays that represent freedom to all the seven continent’s citizens who come to this country seeking freedom. Her right arm is raised in the air above her head carrying a torch that light’s the way to that freedom. Her outer skin is covered in thin copper sheets that over time patina giving the statue her green hue. Some may not know as well that the statue’s internal structure is just as famous as her outer appearance. The internal steel framework that holds the statue together was engineered by none other than Gustave Eiffel, the same designer who constructed the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France....   [tags: Values, Culture]

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Statues of David

- There have been many staues of David sculpted by famous artists like Donatello, Verrocchio, and Michelangelo. Bernini’s version of David and is about to begin his attack on Goliath, as he appears posing. The statue seems to be moving through space and the action suggests that the action of flinging the stone requires a lot of room around David. The statue forces the observer to look past the actual subject and focus more on the surroundings. He seems to have very muscular legs, and appears to be ready to turn and throw a stone from his sling....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Bamiyan Ancient Buddhas Carved Statues

- Bamiyan Buddha’s were monumental statues of a standing Buddha, carved into the side of a cliff in the Bamwam valley in Afghanistan, back in the 6th century. The Taliban destroyed these statues in 2001. Their destruction was justified as being a way to protest against the international aid exclusively reserved for the maintenance of the statues, while Afghanistan was going through a famine. This action was condemned by Japan along with many other countries that pledged support for rebuilding the statues....   [tags: afghanistan, unesco world heritage, taliban]

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