Exploring Gender Identity in Sculpture: A Comparative Analysis of Michelangelo’s “David” and Rodin’s “Danaïde”

Introduction Michelangelo’s “David” and Rodin’s “Danaïde” are two renowned sculptures that have captivated audiences for centuries. Both sculptures depict male figures, but their artistic techniques and approaches differ significantly. This essay aims to compare and contrast the portrayal of gender identity in these artworks, exploring how each sculptor establishes the gender of their figure. Additionally, … Read more