26 juillet 2017

Exhibition explores the competitive spirit that was a powerful element in Greek society

Niké-winged with wind-blown clothes, c. 100 BC., Halicarnassus. Marble Statue. © The Trustees of the British Museum MADRID.- In its cultural programme, ”la Caixa” Foundation pays particular attention to the great cultures of the past. Accordingly, the institution regularly presents exhibitions aimed at enabling audiences to discover the ways in which men and women from different places and times have sought to answer the great universal questions, and at increasing our understanding of the world through recent historical and... [Lire la suite]

23 août 2013

'Sicily: Art and Invention Between Greece and Rome' at Cleveland Museum of Art

Gold Phiale Mesomphalos (Offering Dish), 325-€“275 BC. Sikeliote (Sicilian Greek). Gold; 3.7 x 22.8 cm. Courtesy of the Antiquarium di Himera. By permission of the Regione Siciliana, Assessorato dei Beni Culturali e dell’Identità Siciliana. Dipartimento dei Beni Culturali e dell’Identità Siciliana. Unauthorized reproduction prohibited. CLEVELAND - Sicily: Art and Invention Between Greece and Rome presents masterpieces of art from ancient Sicily, an island crossroads that forged a distinctive Hellenic identity. Occupying a... [Lire la suite]
11 février 2013

A masterpiece of ancient Greece: A world of men, gods, and heroes on view in Tokyo

Mask of Dionysos, Boeotia, c. 450–400 BC; Clay, Paris, Musée du Louvre. CA 640 © Photo DNP / Philippe Fuzeau. TOKYO.- The tenth Louvre - DNP Museum Lab presentation, which closes the second phase of this partnership between the Louvre and Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd (DNP), invites visitors to discover the art of ancient Greece, a civilization which had a significant impact on Western art and culture. They will be able to admire four works from the Louvre's Greek art collection, and in particular a ceramic masterpiece known as the... [Lire la suite]
06 février 2010

Masterpiece London Confirms Planning Permission for Former Chelsea Barracks

A monumental, over life-sized torso of Dionysos. Cahn International LONDON.- Masterpiece London confirmed that planning permission has been granted for this year’s inaugural fair which will take place at the former Chelsea Barracks, London SW1 between 24-29 June 2010. Residing opposite the prestigious Royal Hospital Chelsea and ideally situated in the heart of central London, Masterpiece London will be held in a Stabilo-designed bespoke structure on the site. Visitors will enjoy a remarkable array of works of art, from fine and... [Lire la suite]
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06 juin 2009

A Bi-colored Marble Head of Dionysos, Roman Imperial, circa late 1st Century A.D.

A Bi-colored Marble Head of Dionysos, Roman Imperial, circa late 1st Century A.D. based on a Greek original of the late 4th Century B.C., the face carved out of a pale amber-colored vein within the white matrix, turned slightly to his right, his face with long beard of voluted curls, parted lips, and eyes drilled in the inner corners, his long hair radiating from the crown, parted in the center, brushed back over the ears, gathered in a chignon at the back, bound in a broad diadem, and surmounted by a wreath of ivy leaves;... [Lire la suite]
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10 octobre 2008

A roman marble torso of Dionysos circa 1st century A.D.

A roman marble torso of Dionysos. circa 1st century A.D. Christie's Images Ltd. 2008 The youthful nude god standing with weight on right leg, hair falling in long tresses onto both shoulders and at back of neck, mounted15¾ in. (40 cm.) high - Estimate £40,000 - £60,000 ($69,000 - $103,500) Provenance: Collection of Dieter Wyss (1923-1994), acquired in Basel in the mid-1970s; and thence by descent to the present owners. Christie's. Antiquities. 13 October 2008. London, King Street  - www.christie's.com
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