Sculpture of human artwork and its life

Sculpture is an artwork that is totally different
compared to other type of public art. Sculpture has its own signatures that are
including its height, width, and also depth. Sculpture can be viewed from all
part of it and meaning behind it can be created or enhanced based on the
viewer’s perspectives. The challenges part for the artist has given a new
perspectives and also opportunities form of expression.

Sculptures can be
created from a variety of traditional materials such as stone, wood, clay,
metal and recycled objects as well. Materials have plays important role to express
and delivered the meaning of an artwork. For example, there are one types of
public art identified in Bukit Bintang, City Centre of Kuala Lumpur  including urban sculpture. One of the
successful project applied 3-D art form in that particular area.                                           

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Photo 2.0 : The Crystal Fountain, known as public art
sculpture at the entrance

of Pavillion Mall Kuala Lumpur

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Nowadays, sculpture has become more well-known of common
appearance of the art. The creativity and efficiency of sculpture was related
with the passion for the three-dimesional of human artwork and its life circle
needs. According to prehistoric times, sculpture was assumed as an art of solid
form, mass and its excellence were related to its specific term (Herbert Read,
1964). Sculpture may be valuable that satisfies certain event to represent
through it symbolize, shape, decoration, details, personalization or memory to
make a place more familiar and identifiable.

For example, a piece of artwork by Petrus Spronk, placed in
Melbourne, Australia. It looks buried underground and symbolizes the devolution
of civilization in the present day. It is also known as a wide public art
project in 1992.


Photo 2.0a : The Architectural
Fragment by
Petrus Spronk

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Empowerment of sculpture artwork becomes part of
our culture and society for many times. Art has turned into tourist attractions
over the time. For example, art has become attention starting from the busy
streets until to small corners of the world. It takes place of people heart by encouraging
people to explore more.