The Convergence between the Arts of Architecture & Sculpture

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Thanh Son, Ngoc Uyen


Architecture is a fascinating form of art as it incorporates both scientific and artistic qualities. The art of architecture fuses many other arts such as painting, decoration, handcrafting... and especially sculpture.

During the transition between the handcraft and theindustrial eras, avant-garde artists, who had a transcendent vision of the abstract world, advocated foran artistic language of geometrical shapes, in response to the changes brought about by the Industrial Revolution. They argued that photography hadovershadowed Classical Art, where realistic depiction of objects was once dominantly important. Perspectives, lines, shapes, volumes, and the play of shadows and light used to be very effective tools. In this paper, we will be presenting about the convergence of sculpture and architecturein contemporary art.

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