A term used to describe a visual art practice that employs three dimensions. Sculptures can be made of any material however quite often you will find wood, bronze, clay, marble, ceramic, metal and paper as the medium of choice. Sculptures can be free-standing, meaning you can walk or move around them for 360 degrees or they can be relief, meaning an image was carved on a two-dimensional surface. A relief is only partly attached to a background surface. Sculpture is one of the oldest, most durable forms of artistic expression.
Gold leaf is gold that has been hammered into fine sheets during the process of goldbeating. The production and process has changed very little since antiquity. Gold leaf is available in a variety of karats and shades.
Abstract art is non-representational art or sculpture that does not depict elements of the natural world and signify a departure from realistic portrayal. Art from the Renaissance to the 19th century was realist and representational in nature. As European artists began to be exposed to art from other cultures, they found new ways to depict visual language. By the late 19th century, abstract forms and works began to appear in the art world.
More about Alice Kiderman
Prolific sculptor, Alice Kiderman, sculpts marble and stone abstract works that have been collected worldwide. Her work is exhibited at the Canton Art Museum in Ohio, the Portage Park Foundation in Ohio, the OZ Art Center in Nashville, Tennessee, and many other art establishments.