Contrapposto

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Contrapposto

by Kevin Box

Painted cast bronze on granite

24" x 5" x 5"

2012

AP/4

ED/24

Contrapposto is an Italian term that means counterpose. It is used in the visual arts to describe a human figure standing with most of it’s weight on one foot so the shoulders and arms twist off-axis from the hips and legs. This gives the figure a more dynamic, or alternatively relaxed appearance.