For Students K-12
What does this sculpture remind you of?
What might Arp have been trying to accomplish with this work of art?
Contrapposto is the term used to describe the stance where a person is putting more weight on one foot, so the body naturally twists. Jean Arp_ _created this sculpture to resemble ancient Greek statues, which often use this stance. Does this sculpture appear to use contrapposto? If so, where do you see evidence of this stance?
This sculpture is made of bronze. Why do you think Arp chose this material? What qualities does bronze have that might appeal to the artist?