29 avril 2023

Major exhibition on luxury in the Persian empire: 'Luxury and power: Persia to Greece' opens at the British Museum

LONDON - This major exhibition at the British Museum will explore the relationship between luxury and power in the Middle East and southeast Europe between 550-30 BC. This was a period when the Persian empire of ancient Iran clashed with the cities and kingdoms of Greece before it was conquered by Alexander, king of Macedon, known to history as ‘Alexander the Great’. Luxury and power: Persia to Greece moves beyond ancient Greek spin to delve into a more complex story of luxury and power in ancient Iran, Athens, and the world of... [Lire la suite]

26 mai 2013

Dallas Museum of Art presents masterpieces of Greek and Roman art from the British Museum

Head of marble figure of Hera. Roman period, AD 30–180, from Agrigento, Sicily, 24 13/16 x 13 x 14 3/16 in. GR 1873,0820.740 (Sculpture 504)© The Trustees of the British Museum (2013). All rights reserved. DALLAS, TX.- The Dallas Museum of Art presents The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greece: Masterworks from the British Museum, an international touring exhibition of more than 120 objects exploring the human form through exquisite works exclusively from the British Museum’s famed collection of Greek and Roman art. The exhibition, on... [Lire la suite]
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09 février 2011

Le Cabinet de Curiosités de Boucheron: Ailes du Désir

Bague Hera Avec ses plumes de toutes ies couleurs, le paon est l’un des animaux favoris de Boucheron.La dernière incarnation, lancée en 2010, est baptisée Hera d’après la déesse grecque qui ajouta intentionnellement l’oeil à la plume du paon. Cet oiseau exotique en or blanc révèle une combinaison inattendue de couleurs pour ces "yeux", faite d’un intrigant mélange de pierres chatoyantes. Tandis que les plumes se déploient sur le doigt, une pierre centrale trône fièrement parmi le plumage. Sur cette bague de haute... [Lire la suite]
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