Artemis

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Jean-Marc Nattier’s Ladies – Potential through Patronage

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Portraitist Jean Marc-Nattier’s delicate images of eighteenth century French ladies, helped drive intellectual change until realism was preferred over fantasy

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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

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Artemis, the Moon Mistress – A Legacy of Beauty Personified

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Over the centuries the forms of female beauty for women to aspire to have been many none more intriguing than the goddess Artemis whom the Romans called Diana

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Dressed for Action

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Costume encompasses all we wear, including jewellery, hats, gloves, shoes, accessories and the previously unmentionable undergarments.  Fashion is imposed on costume, dictating and reflecting the changes and concerns of a society in any one place at any one time. Costume projects our beliefs both religious and spiritual, while aesthetically conveying…

Beauty of Form

Beauty of Form

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Aphrodite, Adonis, Apollo, Artemis…are about ennoblement of form in Ancient Greece. Its visual remains, its architecture, ceramics, and most especially the statues of male and female bodies are for many aesthetically beautiful. But how can so many things be beautiful in Ancient Greece when they are entirely dissimilar? Is beauty…