Vatican Unveils New Sculpture as Homage to Refugees

Timothy P. Schmalz, “Angels Unaware” (2019) (all images courtesy the artist)A new monument in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican in Rome, Italy, honors migrants and refugees from around the world. Pope Francis unveiled the sculpture during mass on Sunday, September 29, on the event of the 105th annual World Day of Migrants and Refugees.“Angels Unaware” by Canadian...

Long-lost bronze sculpture discovered in Bisbee antique shop

CLOSEA detail of a bronze sculpture titled "Well of the Scribes," is seen during an unveiling of the long-lost sculpture after been discovered in Arizona, on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019 at the Central Library in Los Angeles. (Photo: Dania Maxwell/AP)The owner of a Bisbee antique shop played a key role in the return of a bronze sculpture that disappeared from...

Kansas City neighbors say art sculpture attracting kids to sex offender’s yard | FOX 4 Kansas City WDAF-TV

Please enable Javascript to watch this video KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- An art sculpture in one Kansas City neighborhood has some people very upset. They say it's attracting kids to a registered sex offender's yard. People who live in the Blue Hills...

‘Penelope’ Sculpture – Liverpool, England

Towering above an open parking lot in the Ropewalks district of Liverpool there’s a series of multicolored metal stalks topped off by even brighter circular orbs. This unique installation is the work of Cuban-born sculpture Jorge Pardo, created as his entry into the city’s 2006 Biennial, the U.K.’s largest art festival, which takes place every two years in galleries,...

3D scanning helps vision-impaired experience sculptures

Article from NVision Inc. NVision Inc., in cooperation with the Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas, is making it possible for those with vision-impairment to interactively engage with some of the great works by modern sculptors. NVision, a leader in 3D noncontact optical scanning/measurement for more than 29 years, recently scanned several sculptures by Auguste Rodin (perhaps best-known for his...

Trustees names new business director for deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum – News – Lincoln Journal

The Trustees has named Kord Jablonski to the position of business director of deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum in Lincoln, newly a Trustees reservation as of July 1 and the largest sculpture park of its kind in New England.In his new role, Jablonski serves as a member of The Trustees’ senior management team and oversees the day-to-day operations...

Gut Instinct: Live Sculpture Shows the Environmental Power of a Plastic Stomach : Rutgers-Camden Campus News

By Tom McLaughlin In 2018, Elizabeth Demaray posed a curious question to students in her Biodesign Challenge course: “How do you envision consumer waste as a resource?” Demaray notes that students created a great proof-of-concept design that potentially could be utilized in a domestic environment. After much deliberation, the Rutgers University–Camden artist and her students came up with the design for...

Children flocking to Int’l Sand Sculpture Festival

ANTALYA - Demirören News Agency The 14th International Antalya Sand Sculpture Festival has been welcoming children from different schools since the launch of the academic year in September. The festival hosted thousands of tourists during this summer season, but now...