The art world has long revered the statue form of expression. Unlike any form on one-dimensional art, the viewer of a statuary piece is treated to a three-dimensional look at the subject. Some of worlds great works of statuary are replicated in stunningly realistic statue bookends. Whether as a replica of the Thinker by Rodin or a rendering of Venus De Milo by Michelangelo, the work of historys great artists can grace your bookshelf.
The beauty and grace of the human form has inspired artists since the earliest cave paintings. Some sculptors, painters and other artisans will often strive for anatomical accuracy in their work. Others would apply a more abstract slant.
Statuary is not limited to human shapes. Virtually every creature, landform and piece of flora has been the subject for statue artists. Statue bookends reflect a rich tradition and depth of historically significant artwork. Statues are defined in several different ways. Busts are those pieces of statuary that reflect only the head of a subject. The famous Oscar of Academy Award fame is considered a statuette, a full form replication of the subject. Statues have long been used as religious icons and have been incorporated in architectural designs.
Available in every conceivable form and material, statue bookends can adorn anyones bookshelf. The works of great artists are there to add a touch of classic beauty to your book collection.