Probably the most popular material used in sculpture, marble’s translucency and durability has made it the medium of choice for all the greatest sculptors, including Greek artists like Phidias, Myron, Polykleitos and Praxiteles as well as their successors Donatello, Michelangelo, Bernini, Canova, and Rodin. Marble has been used equally for relief sculpture and friezes, as well as the free-standing statue.
Here in this video you can see the marvelous art works of the sculptures that are completely different from others work. This is called the work of marvels. It seems it is a kingdom of marvel. Off the coast of Tuscany sits a picturesque town where white mountains cascade over the landscape. These statues are composed of the highest quality marble, these behemoths have attracted artists to Italy’s Pietrasanta for years.
The most of the Michelangelo’s masterpieces were sculpted out of this very marble in the 15th century. It is really a matter of astonishing that there are 40 marble studios that exist here within the city, with artisans leaving their own unique mark on the cherished marble. Join us as we explore the beauty of the City of Marble.
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