Fascinated by the works of classical Greece, sculptor Auguste Rodin broke the rules and the mould in many of his works, which were controversial but captivating
Discover the naked truth behind Greek art via the British Museum and Periscope app broadcast from British Museum Defining Beauty: the body beautiful – 28th May
In 2015 The British Museum presents a range of exhibitions and events including the Body Beautiful in Ancient Greece, the Celts, Bonaparte and the British
Beauty was something all the gods of Ancient Greece were known to love and admire. The exhibition: The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greece, originating at the British Museun will be on show at the Bendigo Art Gallery, Victoria from 2nd August to 9th November. The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greece…
Greek sculpture was the first and only ancient art to break free from conceptual conventions exploring how art might imitate nature, or even improve upon it
What is the test of a great portrait – is it about the power of the artist to enter the sitter’s emotions and convey their feelings so we might experience empathy?
The Motya Charioteer was found in 1979 amid excavations on the tiny island of Motya on the western tip of Sicily he is a fine example of ancient Greek sculpture