A-Level: Modern figure sculpture

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Constantin Brancusi, <em>The Kiss</em>
Constantin Brancusi, The Kiss

Brancusi retains the materiality of the stone, honoring it rather than denying it as past artists had done.

Umberto Boccioni, <em>Unique Forms of Continuity in Space</em>
Umberto Boccioni, Unique Forms of Continuity in Space

Ready to break with Classical and Renaissance styles, Boccioni sculpted a future-man: muscular, dynamic, driven.