"Primitive" Greek Art: Large Statuary

Archaic Greeks were well known for creating the first freestanding statuary; up until then, most carvings were constructed out of walls and pillars as reliefs. Kouros figures, statues of young, attractive male or female (kore) Greeks, made up the majority of the statues. The kouroi were considered by the Greeks to represent beauty and were sculpted

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"Primitive" Greek Art: Large Statuary

Archaic Greeks were well known for creating the first freestanding statuary; up until then, most carvings were constructed out of walls and pillars as reliefs. Kouros figures, statues of young, attractive male or female (kore) Greeks, made up the majority of the statues. The kouroi were considered by the Greeks to represent beauty and were sculpted

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Ancient Garden Fountain Designers

Multi-talented individuals, fountain designers from the 16th to the late 18th century often served as architects, sculptors, artists, engineers and highly educated scholars all in one person. Leonardo da Vinci as a innovative genius, inventor and scientific expert exemplified this Renaissance artist. He systematically recorded his findings in his c

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Consider the Benefits of an Indoor Wall Water Feature

Indoor fountains have been used for many years as helpful elements to create calming, worry-free environments for patients in clinics and wellness programs. People are fascinated by the comforting sounds of gently moving water which can result in a state of internal contemplation. Moreover, recovery seems to go faster when water features are includ

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Outdoor Water Features Come in Many Forms and Sizes

Convert your garden into what you have always wanted – a haven of peace. Integrating a fountain into your garden provides tranquility as well as numerous beneficial effects that come with having a water feature. Sending a stream of water straight into the air, spouting fountains leave a spectacular impression. It is doable to have one of the

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