Sculpture Resources

Foundations of Sculpture

Ancient African Sculpture

Ancient Egyptian Sculpture

Classic Greek Sculpture

Classic Roman Sculpture

Oceanic Sculpture

Oaxacan Folk Art Sculpture

Chinese Buddhist Sculpture


Sculptural Space

Sculpture and Space—White Rose Research, University of Sheffield

Henry Moore—Notes on Sculptural Form

Merle Molofsky—Playing in Sculptural Space

Angelique Campens,Koenraad Dedobbeleer—Sculpture and Space


Sculptors you should know and a good place to start

Alexandros of Antioch—Venus De Milo

Max Bill—Mobius Strip

Frederic Auguste Bartholdi—Statue of Liberty

Chakaia Booker—Recycled Tires

Gutzon Borglum—Mt Rushmore

Paige Bradley—Expansion

Constantine BrancusiBird in Space

Alexander Calder—Mobiles, Stabiles

George CarlsonOf One Heart

Bruno Catalano—Les Voyageurs

Chong Fah Cheong—People Of The River

Christo and Jeanne-Claude—Large-scale Wrapped, Valley Curtain

José Luis Cuevas—Figurative Bronze

Gabriel Dawe—Plexus

Agnes Denes—Site-specific environmental sculpture

Mark di Suvero—Monumental Welded Steel

Marcel Duchamp—Readymades

Patrick Dougherty—Large woven Stickworks

Donatello—The Bronze David

Zenos Fredukis—Break Through From Your Mold

Alberto Giacometti— City Square

Robert Glen—Mustangs

Andy Goldsworthy—Site-specific environmental sculpture

Duane Hanson—Hyper-realistic human figures

Barbara Hepworth—Biomorphic Forms

Viktor Hulik—Cumil, The Watcher, Man At Work

Mario Irarrázabal—The Hand of the Desert

J. Seward Johnson—The Awakening

Chris Jordan—Intolerable Beauty: Portraits of American Mass Consumption

Jerzy Kalina—The Monument Of An Anonymous Passerby

Edward Kienholz and Nancy Reddin Kienholz—Found Object Assemblage Tableauxs

Paul Landowski—Christ the Redeemer

David Meng—Character Modeling in Clay

Michaelangelo—Pieta and the Marble David

Henry Moore—Reclining Figures

Louise Nevelson—Nevelson Box and Assemblage

Nils-UdoNest, Environmental Sculpture

Isamu Noguchi—Bird B

Boureima OUEDRAOGO—Bronze

Pablo Picasso—everything

Auguste Rodin—The Thinker

George Segal—Pop Art life-size plaster figures

Richard Serra—Monumental Steel

David Smith—Welded Steel

Robert Smithson—Environmental, Site-specific Earthworks, Spiral Getty

Korczak Ziolkowski—Crazy Horse


Sculpture Parks and Venues

Grenada Underwater Sculpture Park

Storm King Art Center

The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden

Tippet Rise Art Center—Fishtail Montana

The Neon Museum—LAs Vegas, Nevada

The Laumeier Sculpture Park—St Louis, Missouri

Kentuck Knob—Chalk Hill, Pennsylvania

Olympic Sculpture Park—Seattle, Washington

The Kenny Hill Sculpture Garden—Chauvin, Louisiana

The Sculpture Garden of the National Gallery of Art— Washington, D.C.

deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum— Boston, Massachusetts

The Fran and Ray Stark Sculpture Garden in Los Angeles, California

The Minneapolis Sculpture Garden at the Walker Art Center— Minneapolis, Minnesota

The Sculpture Collection at Brookgreen Gardens —Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

di Rosa Art Museum— Napa Valley, California

The Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park in Chicago, Illinois

Donald J. Hall Sculpture Park in Kansas City, Kansas


Environmental Awareness

Spectacular Works of Land Art Celebrate the Beauty of Nature

Unexpected Land Art Beautifully Formed in Nature

Interview: Ephemeral Land Art by a Man Who Discovered His Creativity in Nature

4,100 Pounds of E-Waste Are Transformed Into Post-Apocalyptic Landscapes

Amazingly Creative Examples of Environmental Art