Apollo Belvedere

Apollo Belvedere in his purpse built Collonade of Columns in the grounds of Pavlovsk Palace, St Petersburg

Catherine the Great – Artful Pursuit of a Russian Parnassus

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Czar Peter, his heirs Catherine the Great and her son Paul, artfully pursued ideals of a Russian Parnassus in the palace complex of Tsarskoe Selo, St Petersburg

Decameron

Plato and Philosophy – Renaissance Gardens and Earthly Love

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Renaissance designers grasped the idea of a garden everyone would be happy enjoying life and love in together as in Arcadia pastoral home of the Ancient Greeks

apollo-at-versailles

Apollo – The God Mortal Beauty Chased in Heaven and on Earth

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Apollo was one of the favoured of the twelve Olympian Gods, about light and truth and meant to inspire us daily to be the very best we can all endeavour to be

Antonio Canova – – Seven Last Works on Show The Met New York

Antonio Canova – – Seven Last Works on Show The Met New York

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A unique show of sculptural reliefs by Italian sculptor Antonio Canova: The Seven Last Works will be at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY from January 22, 2014