Leeky Boat by Popliteo
- Museum: Waxing and waning. Schneider, Achim // Nature;3/24/2005, Vol. 434 Issue 7032, p439
The article states that the art of using wax models to demonstrate anatomy in three dimensions reached its zenith during the eighteenth century in the work of Ercole Lelli, in Bologna, Italy, and Clemente Susini, in Florence, Italy. The most renowned collections of wax anatomical models are...
- wax. // Artist's Illustrated Encyclopedia;2001, p468
A definition of the term "wax" is presented. It refers to a range of hard substances derived from animal, plant or mineral sources and used in commercial and artistic processes. Some waxes are obtained from the leaves of different plants, including carnauba wax from a Brazilian palm tree and...
- The Way of All FIesh. Douglas, Sarah // Modern Painters;Summer2009, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p22
The article focuses on the works of Berlinde De Bruyckere, an artist. It mentions that De Bruyckere lives and works in a neo-Gothic former Catholic boy's school in Ghent, Belgium. She focuses her works on human figures which evolved from her early1990s work as well as making wax sculptures of...
- JOY OF LINE. // Art Education;Oct64, Vol. 17 Issue 7, p6
The article discusses the works of Henri Matisse. Etchings must be drawn with lines on a copper plate that has covered with soot and protected by a wax. Moreover, the artist often uses a steel phonograph needle to draw his design on the wax by pressing into it delicately, cutting lines through...
- Introduction: On the Substance of Wax. Grootenboer, Hanneke // Oxford Art Journal;Mar2013, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p1
An introduction is presented to a special issue of the journal devoted to the use of wax as a medium of artistic expression.
- Translating Wax: An Interview with Zheng Guogu and the Yangjiang Group. Holmes, Ros // Oxford Art Journal;Mar2013, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p127
An interview with artist Zheng Guogu, a member of the Chinese group of artists known as the Yangjiang Group, is presented. Much of the discussion centers around the group's use of wax in several of their works, including "Waterfall," "Pond" and "Garden of Pineâ€“Also Fiercer than Tiger II."...
- Help Needed. Jamron, Ed // Maine Antique Digest;May2014, Vol. 42 Issue 5, p9-A
The article seeks information about the sculptor of a 1900 mermaid and serpent Art Nouveau wax piece.
- Affinities Fiber and Wax. // Surface Design Journal;Winter2011, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p36
The article cites several contemporary artists who are working with a textile sensibility in wax, or integrating fiber and wax in the U.S. The artists include Sam Moyer for his Shape Shifters work, Joan Giordano for her Resonance, Louise Bourgeois for his Red Room work. Also, Transition 2 as...
- Designing with Wax Resist. Peeler, Marj // Pottery Making Illustrated;Jan/Feb2005, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p36
Presents a guide to decorating pottery work with wax resist. Practical purposes of wax resist; Basic materials to use to place the design on the pot; Steps in glazing the design.