Sculpture

FILE - In this April 18, 2016, file photo, Czech sculptor Olbram Zoubek poses with some of his sculptures in Prague. Zoubek who gained notoriety for taking the death mask of a Charles University student, has died at the age of 91, in Prague, according to Czech Culture Ministry, Thursday, June 15, 2017. (Katerina Sulova/CTK via AP)
June 15, 2017 - 4:25 pm
PRAGUE (AP) — Sculptor Olbram Zoubek, an artist known for taking a death mask of a Charles University student who burned himself to death to protest the 1968 Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia, has died at age 91. The Culture Ministry says Zoubek died Thursday in Prague, citing his family. Jan...
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June 15, 2017 - 9:11 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Yo, tourists! The Rocky statue in Philadelphia is open again, and ready for your selfies. The statue of the fictional boxer is located near the Philadelphia Museum of Art, where Sylvester Stallone runs up the steps while training for big fights in various "Rocky" movies. The...
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Workers prepare to take down the statue of former Confederate general Robert E. Lee, which stands over 100 feet tall, in Lee Circle in New Orleans, Friday, May 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
May 19, 2017 - 9:26 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — They were among the city's oldest landmarks, as cemented to the landscape of New Orleans as the Superdome and St. Louis Cathedral: a stone obelisk heralding white supremacy and three statues of Confederate stalwarts. But after decades standing sentinel over this Southern city,...
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CORRECTS TITLE FROM PRESIDENT TO GENERAL Workers prepare to take down the statue of Robert E. Lee, former general of the Confederacy, which stands in Lee Circle in New Orleans, Friday, May 19, 2017. The city is completing the Southern city's removal of four Confederate-related statues that some called divisive. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
May 19, 2017 - 6:28 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — They are among the city's oldest landmarks, as cemented to the landscape of New Orleans as the Superdome and St. Louis Cathedral: a stone obelisk heralding white supremacy and three statues of Confederate stalwarts. But after decades standing sentinel over this Southern city, the...
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Flowers sit on a bench at the Sound Garden sculpture, for which the band Soundgarden was named, in Seattle's Magnuson Park in tribute to Chris Cornell, Thursday, May 18, 2017. The sculpture features vertical, organ-like pipes that make sounds depending upon wind direction and speed, and overlooks Lake Washington. Cornell, one of the most lauded and respected contemporary lead singers in rock music with his bands Soundgarden and Audioslave, hanged himself Wednesday in a Detroit hotel room, according to the city's medical examiner. He was 52. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
May 19, 2017 - 9:22 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Grief-stricken Chris Cornell fans left flowers at memorials across Seattle for the musician whose forceful, somber songs helped cement the city's place in rock history. One of the locations where people gathered was the Sound Garden art sculpture at a Seattle park, for which Cornell'...
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FILE - In this file photo taken Oct. 26, 2006, Polish sculptor Magdalena Abakanowicz stands before several of the 106 cast iron human figures, each nine feet tall, she created, as they were being installed in Chicago's Grant Park. Adam Myjak, the rector of Fine Arts Academy in Warsaw, Poland said on Friday, April 21, 2017, that Abakanowicz has died. She was 86-years-old. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, file)
April 21, 2017 - 1:19 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Renowned sculptor and fiber artist Magdalena Abakanowicz, Poland's leading visual artist, has died at age 86, the rector of Warsaw's Academy of Fine Arts said Friday. Abakanowicz' work was notable for her larger-than-life, headless human figures, arranged in crowds in open...
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FILE - In this file photo taken Oct. 26, 2006, Polish sculptor Magdalena Abakanowicz stands before several of the 106 cast iron human figures, each nine feet tall, she created, as they were being installed in Chicago's Grant Park. Adam Myjak, the rector of Fine Arts Academy in Warsaw, Poland said on Friday, April 21, 2017, that Abakanowicz has died. She was 86-years-old. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, file)
April 21, 2017 - 11:11 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's leading visual artist, renowned sculptor and fiber artist Magdalena Abakanowicz, has died at age 86, the rector of Warsaw's Academy of Fine Arts said Friday. Abakanowicz' work was notable for her larger-than-life, headless human figures, arranged in crowds in open...
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April 12, 2017 - 12:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The sculptor of Wall Street's "Charging Bull" says New York City is violating his legal rights by forcing his bronze beast to face off against the "Fearless Girl." Artist Arturo Di Modica (dee-MOH'-dih-kuh) said Wednesday that the new neighboring statue changes his bull into...
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In this March 22, 2017 photo, the Charging Bull and Fearless Girl statues are sit on Lower Broadway in New York. Since 1989 the bronze bull has stood in New York City's financial district as an image of the might and hard-charging spirit of Wall Street. But the installation of the bold girl defiantly standing in the bull's path has transformed the meaning of one of New York's best-known public artworks. Pressure is mounting on the city to let the Fearless Girl stay. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
March 27, 2017 - 10:46 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio says the wildly popular statue of a young girl staring down Wall Street's famous "Charging Bull" will be allowed to remain through February 2018. De Blasio says the artwork, called "Fearless Girl," has inspired many people and "fueled powerful conversations...
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In this March 22, 2017 photo, the Charging Bull and Fearless Girl statues are sit on Lower Broadway in New York. Since 1989 the bronze bull has stood in New York City's financial district as an image of the might and hard-charging spirit of Wall Street. But the installation of the bold girl defiantly standing in the bull's path has transformed the meaning of one of New York's best-known public artworks. Pressure is mounting on the city to let the Fearless Girl stay. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
March 27, 2017 - 8:44 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio says the wildly popular statue of a young girl staring down Wall Street's famous "Charging Bull" will be allowed to remain through February 2018. De Blasio says the artwork, called "Fearless Girl," has inspired many people and "fueled powerful conversations...
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