Inspired by a passage from Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s Le Petit Prince, a collection of 10,000 sheep made by workers on Amazon’s Mechanical Turk.
Workers were paid 0.02 ($USD) to “draw a sheep facing to the left.”
Animations of each sheep’s creation may be viewed at TheSheepMarket.com.
Tags: sheep drawing digital contemporary Twenty-First Century conceptual american
Metal, wood, pneumatic cylinder, compressor, programmed controller, burlap with foam, acrylic, dirt, fiberglass, clothing, wigs and stuffed goat
Tags: contemporary Twenty-First Century sculpture assemblage american goat taxidermy
Edward Frederick Brewtnall
Tags: pre-raphaelite lamb english Shepherdess nineteenth century
Tags: sheep sculpture Lamb of God agnus dei contemporary japanese american Twenty-First Century
from Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads
A recreation of bronze animal heads that once adorned the Zodiac Fountain in Yuan Ming Yuan, the Old Summer Palace, in Beijing. Cast around 1750, the original heads were looted by Anglo-French troops during the Second Opium War.
Tags: chinese Twenty-First Century eighteenth century sculpture metal ram
Pre-Pottery Neolithic B period (eighth millennium BCE)
found at Tel Motza, outside of Jerusalem, Israel
Tags: new stone age israel sculpture prehistoric art ram
Earthenware sculpture depicting a kid
in an edition of 100
Tags: goat kid sculpture ceramic twentieth century french
Santi di Tito
Madonna and Child with St. John the Baptist
Tags: italian italian renaissance high renaissance virgin mary christ child Lamb of God lamb counter-Mannerist proto-baroque
Madonna and Child with the Infant St. John the Baptist
c. 1540 - 50
oil on panel
Tags: Italian Mannerism italian sixteenth century high renaissance Lamb of God lamb christ child John the Baptist virgin mary Bronzino
from Until the Kingdom Comes
digitally altered photograph
Tags: photography sheep digital Twenty-First Century
Sheep and goats as they appear in art history.
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