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20086:Culture > Museums & Galleries

submitted by Hellenic Museums & Galleries on 27.03.2012

Goddess of Love Gracefully Treated

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By Jihyun Ro, CONTRIBUTING WRITER

Published: The Harvard Crimson, Tuesday, November 01, 2011

Photograph: Mirror with women bathing before a statue of Aphrodite on a pillar, 110-117, Roman (Eastern Mediterranean ?), Bronze; gilt bronze, reverse silvered, Object: Diam.: 13 cm, Accession No. VEX.2012.1.95, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Museum purchase with funds donated, by Dr. Ernest and Virginia ...

20084:Culture > Museums & Galleries

submitted by Hellenic Museums & Galleries on 27.03.2012

Head of Aphrodite

[[picture:"Head of Aphrodite (The Bartlett Head), Greek, 330-300 BC.jpg" ID:20085]]

Details:

Greek, made in Athens
Late Classical period, about 330 BC
Marble, from Paros
H. 28.8 cm, w. 18.1 cm, d. 24.8 cm
Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900 03.743

Other sculptures and paintings:

Statuette of Aphrodite emerging from the ...

20081:Culture > Museums & Galleries

submitted by Hellenic Museums & Galleries on 27.03.2012

Goddess of Love and Beauty Takes Centre Stage

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MFA show first ever devoted to Aphrodite

01.11.2012 By John O’Rourke

Sleeping Hermaphrodite, Roman, Imperial Period, first century BC, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Museo Nazionale Romano, Rome. Photo courtesy of Museum of Fine Arts, Boston


The Sleeping Hermaphrodite is one of the noted items in the Museum of Fine Arts current show, Aphrodite and the Gods ...

20078:Culture > Museums & Galleries

submitted by Hellenic Museums & Galleries on 27.03.2012

‘Aphrodite and the Gods of Love’ Exhibit at MFA

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Bostoniano.info - October 27, 2011 in Boston

When: Through February 20, 2012

Where: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 465 Huntington Ave., Boston,

More exhibit information at end of article.

Photograph: "Votive Relief with Aphrodite and devotees" Greek, Late Classical period, 4th century B.C. Marble (Courtesy, Museum ...

20070:Culture > Museums & Galleries

submitted by Hellenic Museums & Galleries on 27.03.2012

'Aphrodite and the Gods of Love' reign at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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By Chris Bergeron

GateHouse News Service

Patriotledger.com

Posted Nov 19, 2011

Photograph: Aphrodite (Capitoline type), Roman, Imperial Period, 2nd century A.D. Marble probably from the Greek island of Paros.

Throughout Greek antiquity, Aphrodite was worshiped as the goddess of love and beauty, pleasure and fertility.

Sculptors immortalized ...

20068:Culture > Museums & Galleries

submitted by Hellenic Museums & Galleries on 27.03.2012

Aphrodite and the Gods of Love. Exhibition. Boston USA.

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Other sculptures and paintings:

Head of Aphrodite (Bartlett Head), about 330-300 BC

Statuette of Aphrodite emerging from the sea,Greek or Roman, Eastern Mediterranean, Hellenistic or Imperial Period, first century ...

20066:Culture > Museums & Galleries

submitted by Museum Of Fine Arts, Boston on 27.03.2012

Aphrodite and the Gods of Love Exhibition Tours the U.S.

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7 February 2012 - by ArtfixDaily Staff

Photograph: Eros Wearing a Lionskin, Greek, 100–1 B.C. Terracotta, pigment, and gold, 15 3/4 in. high. The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Henry Lillie Pierce Fund)

Aphrodite may be the best known of all the classical Greco-Roman goddesses, recognized for her beauty, and as symbol of love and lust. Her allure has ...

20064:Culture > Museums & Galleries

submitted by J. Paul Getty Museum on 27.03.2012

Eros, the Naughty Superhero of Love

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By David Saunders

Antiquities, Collections, Exhibitions, Getty Villa, J. Paul Getty Museum

Photograph: Aphrodite Spanking Eros, Greek, 200–1 B.C. Bronze, 11 5/16 in. high. The J. Paul Getty Museum, 57.AB.7


Did you receive a Valentine’s card today? Take a second look at those cartoon Cupids. They ...

20062:Culture > Museums & Galleries

submitted by J. Paul Getty Museum on 27.03.2012

Getty Villa Exhibition on Aphrodite Extends Beyond Goddess of Love and Beauty

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First US Exhibition Devoted to the Goddess includes a Number of Important Loans from Italy

LOS ANGELES—Typically associated with beauty and erotic desire, Aphrodite is one of the most compelling and powerful of ancient Greek divinities. Aphrodite and the Gods of Love, on view at the Getty Villa from March 28 through July 9, 2012, presents the goddess in her manifold aspects, exploring her precursors in the ancient Near East, ...

20060:Culture > Museums & Galleries

submitted by Hellenic Museums & Galleries on 27.03.2012

More to Aphrodite than meets the eye. Exhibit explores secual power

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By Sebastian Smee

Boston Globe October 30, 2011

The Judgment of Paris – Itallic, Etruscan, Hellenistic Period, late 3rd – 2nd century B.C. small

Exhibition will move to the Getty Villa, California, from March 28th to July 9th, 2012.

Following its showing at the Getty, the exhibition will be on ...

20058:Culture > Museums & Galleries

submitted by Hellenic Museums & Galleries on 27.03.2012

Sexy goddess bares all in Boston

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by Sean McLachlan

Dec 29th 2011

Photograph: Statuette of Aphrodite untying a sandal (Sandalbinder), Greek, East Greek, Late Hellenistic Period, 1st century B.C., Terracotta. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Catharine Page Perkins Fund.

The ancient goddess of love, sex, and beauty is making an appearance at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.

20053:Culture > Museums & Galleries

submitted by J. Paul Getty Museum on 26.03.2012

Aphrodite and the Gods of Love. March 28th, 2012 - July 9, 2012, the Getty Villa

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The original exhibition has now moved from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston to the Getty Villa

Editor's note: Kytherian's in Southern California have already arranged to undertake a group visit to the Exhibition

Typically associated with love, beauty and sex, the Greek goddess Aphrodite was a much more complex figure.

Not only could she be manipulative and destructive ...

20042:Culture > Museums & Galleries

submitted by Museum Of Fine Arts, Boston on 25.03.2012

Aphrodite and the Gods of Love

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Provides a template for what a future Aphrodite Museum would look like

The object of beauty

Love, desire and yearning sizzle through the hallways of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts this winter where the “Aphrodite and the Gods of Love” exhibition pays homage to the fiery and furious goddess of love.

The display of 170 Greek and Roman works of art, including thirteen significant ...

20033:Culture > Museums & Galleries

submitted by National Archaeological Museum on 25.03.2012

Statue of Hermes

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[An artefact from the Antikythera shipwreck]

Material: Parian marble

Dimensions: H. 1.93 m.

Provenance: Antikythera shipwreck. From the material retrieved in 1900-1901

(28.1.1901 [head], 30.1.1901 [torso])

Date: Early 1st c. BC

Inv. no: 2774

The life-size statue of Hermes is fully restored with its inherent plinth. The surface of the ...

20031:Culture > Museums & Galleries

submitted by National Archaeological Museum on 24.03.2012

Antikythera ship wreck artefact exhibition

will open at the National Archaeological Museum in April 2012.

This will include the worlds 'first computer' - the Antikythera mechanism.

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National Archaeological Museum


44 Patission Street,
Athens 10682
Greece

Offices: 1 Tositsa Street,
Athens 10682,
Greece

Tel:. +30 210 8217724
...

20003:Culture > Museums & Galleries

submitted by The Bakken Museum on 18.03.2012

The Bakken Museum‎

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The Bakken Museum‎
3537 Zenith Avenue South
Minneapolis,
Minnesota, 55416
UNITED STATES OF AMERICa

(612) 926-3878

thebakken.org

This is unique Museum, with a specific theme, which captures the imagination of people of all ages. Great Museums can have a singular focus, and still succeed spectacularly.

History & Mission

History

19995:Culture > Museums & Galleries

submitted by Arts Hub on 16.03.2012

Alexander the Great: 2000 Years of Treasures will open at the Australian Museum in Sydney in November 2012.

Alexander the Great exhibition coming to Sydney

By ArtsHub Saturday, March 10, 2012

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Photograph: The Macedonian queen's wreath, which Robin Lane Fox asserts is 'the single most beautiful object in gold on the planet'. Photo: Museum of the Royal Tombs

Alexander the Great: 2000 Years of Treasures will open at the Australian Museum in Sydney in November 2012. The exhibition ...

19984:Culture > Museums & Galleries

submitted by Kytherian Cultural Exchange on 14.03.2012

The Townhouse. The Lobby. Ireland

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Childhood home of Lafcadio Hearn

Established in 1978 The Townhouse has a long standing commitment to the comfort of our guests. The Townhouse offers you a unique range of bed and breakfast accomodation in a relaxing, comfortable and friendly atmosphere.

The original Townhouses were the elegant family homes of two famous playwrights - Dion Boucicault (1829 - 1890) ...

19971:Culture > Museums & Galleries

submitted by Kytherian Cultural Exchange on 14.03.2012

Lafcadio Hearn Memorial Museum

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NOTICE OF EXHIBITION:

A Journey to Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan

Takashima Toshinobu Photo Exhibition

1st Session “Chief City of province of the Gods”

2nd Session “Travelling Hearn”

April 1, 2012 (Sunday) — March 20, 2013 (Wednesday)

1st Term: April 1, 2012 (Sunday) — September 30, 2012 (Sunday)

2nd Term: October 5, 2012 (Friday) ...

19964:Culture > Museums & Galleries

submitted by Valerios Coroneos on 10.03.2012

OLD HORA MUSEUM

Pictures of the closed Old Hora Museum. Is a disgrace that our Museum remain closed for so long.
Bad News: earthquake damage. To fix we need over €300 000.

Good News: European Union can finance all of it (except extra costs like building permission, earthquake report, energy certificate etc. - council must pay these). So money not the big problem.

Bad ...