:: 3D ::Henry Moore
; I grew up down the street from one of his "Large Arch"
pieces (below).Saarinen, Eero and Eliel
(Eliel's North Christian Church in the background), for their human-scale "art" .
(edit - 10/11/11: I have never, until this moment, noticed that the clock on the church bell tower is not centered)Auguste Rodin
(once you get past "The Kiss"
) because his work unnerves me to some extent.; i.e., "Balzac" (below), the Burghers of Cailais
, and his many "fragment"
, for his mastery of material and technology of the day
; he resurrected the nearly forgotten Roman process of "lost wax" (investment) casting (1378-1455).:: 2D ::Leonardo DiVinci
, for introducing us all to the concept of the process sketch
; modern western artist with a great understanding of light.Stephan Pastis
; Pearls Before Swine
cartoonist - for a good laugh.