Inspired by the work of Franz Xaver Messerschmidt (1736 – 1783) a German-Austrian sculptor most famous for his busts of faces contorted in extreme facial expressions.He was a gifted sculptor in Vienna when Mozart composing. Then his mind went began to go, he continued to sculpt. He would pinch himself to make his face contort and then sculpt it.
Here are the students at work in class. We are excited to see the outcome of this project!