“The moral influence of nature upon every individual is that amount of truth which it illustrates to him. Who can estimate this? Who can guess how much firmness the sea-beaten rock has taught the fisherman? How much tranquility has been reflected to man from the azure sky, over whose unspotted deeps the winds forevermore drive flocks of stormy clouds, and leave no wrinkle or stain?” –Nature, Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1836
Stretching as far as the eye can see, layers of hills stand reaching into the horizon and sky.
The emotions that sculptures are able to imbue in their work are so tangible and real.
Sculptures are bizarre photographs, holding the form and feelings of humans as long as they are preserved.
Classical sculptures are becoming a lost art; at the very least, I hope we can preserve them so we can see our humanity reflected in crystallized form.
Check out Sculpted Faces: Part 1 here.