Famous Sculptors
'The Angel of the North' is a famous sculpture in the UK.

Famous Sculptors

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Studying art and design is partly about learning new techniques like shading or color mixing, and partly about learning about the development of art over the centuries. One aspect of this is famous historical and modern sculptors whose works have shaped the art world.

1.
Gutzon Borglum created a very famous sculpture in America. It is the heads of who?
Four fearless cowboys
Four funny comedians
Four famous actors
Four American presidents
Gutzon completed the sculpture with his son, Lincoln
2.
Andy Goldsworthy is a British sculptor who works with what sort of media?
Natural materials
Modeling clay
Soap
Food products
Andy turns what he finds in the environment into sculptures and artwork
3.
Rodin created a famous sculpture called what?
The Talker
The Thinker
The Watcher
The Actor
The statue was originally called 'The Poet' and was meant to depict Dante at the gates of Hell
4.
Auguste Rodin created a famous sculpture in 1889. What is it called?
The Squeeze
The Hug
The Kiss
The Smooch
Although the sculpture is called 'The Kiss', the subjects' lips are not actually meeting!
5.
Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi, a French sculptor, sculpted something which France gave to America. What was it?
The Empire State Building
The Statue of Liberty
The Golden Gate Bridge
President Lincoln
The statue is of the Roman goddess, Libertas, and was given to the people of America by the people of France after the USA abolished slavery
6.
Henry Moore was an English sculptor. He is famous for which style?
Realistic
Outlandish
Abstract
Colorful
Moore worked in different media and in particular stone, wood and bronze
7.
Michelangelo's most famous sculpture is called what?
Douglas
Damien
Dwain
David
The statue represents the biblical character David, who was a popular subject at the time
8.
Anthony Gormley is a British sculptor most famously known for which piece?
The Angel of the North
Lord Nelson's Column
The Little Mermaid
Venus de Milo
The statue is enormous and is situated near Newcastle
9.
Who sculpted the Bronze David in the 1440s?
Michelangelo
Donatello
Raphael
Leonardo
The sculpture depicts the young David, posed with his foot on Goliath’s severed head just after killing the giant
10.
Edvard Eriksen is a sculptor noted for what?
Peter Pan
The Little Mermaid
Eros
Lord Nelson
The Little Mermaid statue is only 1.25 meters high and weighs around 175 kg
Author:  Angela Smith

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