Jul 6, 2009
It often happens that the author remains famous not for his best, but for his most original work. The same is with the authors themselves. If you want to be seen or heard of you have to make something unique that will make you jump off of the page. Famous German-Austrian author Franz Xaver Messerschmidt (February 6, 1736 – August 19, 1783) was a sculptor most famous for his “character heads”, a collection of busts of faces contorted in extreme facial expressions. For his work it can definitely be said that stood out from all the other baroque sculptures and made quite a fuss at the time that it appeared. It is obvious that artists have always been a bit strange to all the other people and curiously different and eccentric, it’s not only today!