Top 5 Most Expensive Sculpture In The World

Sculpture is an extraordinary work of art. Sculptures can be interpreted as a representation of past life or also describes about a situation or something that can not be forgotten by anyone. The following is a masterpiece of art that deserve our appreciation. Here is list of Top 5 Most Expensive Sculpture In The World.

5. Pablo Picasso – “Tête de femme (Dora Maar)” – $29.1 million

Pable most expensive Picasso sculpture is an abstract representation of the French photographer, painter and poet Dora Maar, whose relationship with Picasso took place 1936-1943. Created in 1941, the statue was 31.5 inches tall and cast in bronze. It reached a record price at Sotheby’s auction in 2007.

Tête de femme (Dora Maar)

Tête de femme (Dora Maar)

4. Constantin Brancusi – “Madame L.R. (Portrait de Mme L.R.)” – 36.8 million

Brancusi was a member of the modernist art movement, which took a marked turn of styles and subject areas than their predecessors. Favoring minimalism for representation, with the pieces, while often fun to see, serving more conceptual purposes, the literary or narrative one. A student from the literal and highly praised, Auguste Rodin, Brancusi’s pieces often lack emotional content in a search for works of art. Madame L.R. around the year 1914-1917 was engraved and sold at Christie’s auction of Yves Saint Laurent’s art collection in the year 2009.

Constantin Brancusi – “Madame L.R. (Portrait de Mme L.R.)

Constantin Brancusi – “Madame L.R. (Portrait de Mme L.R.)"

3. ”The Guennol Lioness” – $57.2 million

Mesopotamia is an anthropomorphic lion sculpture is 5000 years old and may represent an Elamite deity or other dignitaries. It was found near present day Baghdad in the early 1800s by Sir Leonard Woolley. It most recently sold at Sotheby’s auction in late 2007 and, for a short time, the most expensive sculpture ever sold. It was carved from limestone and stood alone for more than 3 inches high.

The Guennol Lioness

The Guennol Lioness

2. Damien Hirst – “For the love of God” – $100 million

The sculpture of the most modern in this list, created in 2007. The work was inspired by Aztec turquoise skull and is based on the European skull is estimated at least 200 years. It’s cast from platinum and covered with open sets of 8601 total 1,106.18 carats of diamonds. Dental derived from the original skull. “For the love of God” which sold in mid 2007 and is the most expensive work of living artists.

Damien Hirst – “For the love of God”

Damien Hirst – “For the love of God”

1. Alberto Giacometti – “L’Homme qui marche I” (“Walking Man”) – $104.3 million

This Sculpture  is considered as the culmination of the work of Swiss sculptor, who started small and gradually became taller and thinner. This 6-foot-high bronze sculpture sold in February 2010 and became not only the most expensive sculpture ever sold, but the most expensive artwork ever sold at auction.

Alberto Giacometti – “L’Homme qui marche I” (“Walking Man”)

Alberto Giacometti – “L’Homme qui marche I” (“Walking Man”)

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