Posts Tagged by sculpture
|December 21, 2016||Filled under Community, Featured, Gallery||
On a recent trip to New York, I discovered representations of the ancient Greek gods, some in unexpected places, and couldn’t resist photographing them!
Whether at home or on your travels, have you come across any sculptures of the ancient Greek gods or heroes? Please share in the forums! Read more…
|September 15, 2016||Filled under Featured, Gallery, Travel||
Only a month ago I perused the exquisite Parthenon marbles at the New Acropolis Museum in Athens, together with the Harvard Centre for Hellenic Studies study-group led by Professor Gregory Nagy. Now I stand before the marbles at the Duveen Gallery in the British Museum. The familiar feeling of awe at these sculptures and reliefs overcomes me, and my family witnesses an unusually ecstatic Dad prancing around the gallery as if riding one of the relief horses. The feeling is akin to the elation at finding the last piece in a jigsaw puzzle. Read more…