submitted by Hellenic Museums & Galleries on 27.03.2012
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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 ...
[[picture:"Head of Aphrodite (The Bartlett Head), Greek, 330-300 BC.jpg" ID:20085]]
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 ...
[[picture:"Sleeping Hermaphrodite, Roman, Imperial Period.jpg" ID:20083]]
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 ...
[[picture:"Votive Relief with Aphrodite and devotees Greek, Late Classical period, 4th century B.C.jpg" ID:20079]]
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 ...
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By Chris Bergeron
GateHouse News Service
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 ...
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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 ...
submitted by Museum Of Fine Arts, Boston on 27.03.2012
[[picture:"Statuette of Eros wearing the lionskin of Herakles, Greek, first century BC.jpg" ID:20067]]
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 ...
submitted by J. Paul Getty Museum on 27.03.2012
[[picture:"Aphrodite Spanking Eros, Greek, 200–1 B.C. Bronze, 11 5 16th in. high. The J. Paul Getty Museum, 57.AB.7.jpg" ID:20065]]
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 ...
[[picture:"Aphrodite 6.jpg" ID:20063]]
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, ...
[[picture:"The Judgment of Paris – Itallic, Etruscan, Hellenistic Period, late 3rd – 2nd century B.C..jpg" ID:20061]]
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 ...
[[picture:"Statuette of Aphrodite untying a sandal, Greek, first century BC..jpg" ID:20059]]
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.
submitted by J. Paul Getty Museum on 26.03.2012
[[picture:"Aphrodite at the J. Paul Getty Museum.jpg" ID:20054]]
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 ...
submitted by Museum Of Fine Arts, Boston on 25.03.2012
[[picture:"Aprodite statue Boston.jpg" ID:19847]]
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 ...
submitted by National Archaeological Museum on 25.03.2012
[[picture:"Statue of Hermes.jpg" ID:20043]]
[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 ...
submitted by National Archaeological Museum on 24.03.2012
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,
Offices: 1 Tositsa Street,
Tel:. +30 210 8217724
submitted by The Bakken Museum on 18.03.2012
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The Bakken Museum
3537 Zenith Avenue South
UNITED STATES OF AMERICa
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
submitted by Arts Hub on 16.03.2012
Alexander the Great exhibition coming to Sydney
By ArtsHub Saturday, March 10, 2012
[[picture:"Alexander the Great The-Macedonian-queen diadem.jpg" ID:19996]]
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 ...
submitted by Kytherian Cultural Exchange on 14.03.2012
[[picture:"Hearn The Townhouse. The Lobby. Childhood home of Lafcadio Hearn.jpg" ID:19985]]
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) ...
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) ...
submitted by Valerios Coroneos on 10.03.2012
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 ...
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