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

Thursday, November 3rd, 2011
Exhibit Openings, Exhibits, Featured, Uncategorized

From, Artscope, New Englands Culture Magazine

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

Other sculptures and paintings:

Head of Aphrodite (Bartlett ...

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submitted by Hellenic Museums & Galleries on 27.03.2012

Goddess of Love and Beauty Takes Centre Stage

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 of Love. Photograph courtesy of Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Valentine’s Day may ...

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Head of Aphrodite,

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 sea,Greek or Roman, Eastern Mediterranean, Hellenistic or Imperial Period, first century BC or ...

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submitted by Hellenic Museums & Galleries on 26.01.2012

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

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 BC or first century AD.

"Sleeping ...

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submitted by Kytherian Art World on 30.09.2011

Emmanuel Cavacos, at about age 84 in his studio

standing before a large recumbent sculpture of Aphrodite.

Emmanuel Andrew Cavacos
was born in Potamos, Kythera, on February 10th, 1885. He emigrated to the United States of America, when he was sixteen years old, and settled in Baltimore, in the suburb of Hampden, where his brother Constantine was living. Another brother Theodore also chose to live in Baltimore. (Theodore was married to fellow Kytherian Pothiti Chlentzos). In Baltimore he formed a close friendship with Charles ...

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submitted by Kytherian Art World on 30.09.2011

Emmanuel Cavacos' sculpture Danseuse (Ballerina) 1915 as seen from above

Emmanuel Andrew Cavacos was born in Potamos, Kythera, on February 10th, 1885. He emigrated to the United States of America, when he was sixteen years old, and settled in Baltimore, in the suburb of Hampden, where his brother Constantine was living. Another brother Theodore also chose to live in Baltimore. (Theodore was married to fellow Kytherian Pothiti Chlentzos). In Baltimore he formed a close friendship with Charles Fitzpatrick, with whom he communicated for many years. Photographs and ...

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submitted by Kytherian Art World on 29.09.2011

Emmanuel Cavacos Signature at the base of sculpture, 1915

Emmanuel Andrew Cavacos was born in Potamos, Kythera, on February 10th, 1885. He emigrated to the United States of America, when he was sixteen years old, and settled in Baltimore, in the suburb of Hampden, where his brother Constantine was living. Another brother Theodore also chose to live in Baltimore. (Theodore was married to fellow Kytherian Pothiti Chlentzos). In Baltimore he formed a close friendship with Charles Fitzpatrick, with whom he communicated for many years. Photographs and ...

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submitted by Kytherian Art World on 29.09.2011

Three sculptures by Emmanuel Cavacos

The artworks are identifed as,

'The Kiss' dancing
'Whirlwind' bronze
'Springtime' bronze

Autographed photograph To dear Chas. Fitzpatrick, Em. Cavacos, March 1930

Emmanuel Andrew Cavacos
was born in Potamos, Kythera, on February 10th, 1885. He emigrated to the United States of America, when he was sixteen years old, and settled in Baltimore, in the suburb of Hampden, where his brother Constantine was living. Another brother Theodore ...

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submitted by Kytherian Art World on 29.09.2011

Nude female bronze by Emmanuel Cavacos

Emmanuel Andrew Cavacos was born in Potamos, Kythera, on February 10th, 1885. He emigrated to the United States of America, when he was sixteen years old, and settled in Baltimore, in the suburb of Hampden, where his brother Constantine was living. Another brother Theodore also chose to live in Baltimore. (Theodore was married to fellow Kytherian Pothiti Chlentzos). In Baltimore he formed a close friendship with Charles Fitzpatrick, with whom he communicated for many years. Photographs and ...

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submitted by Kytherian Art World on 29.09.2011

The Thinker, 1914 by Emmanuel Cavacos. The clay model in his studio 1915

Emmanuel Andrew Cavacos was born in Potamos, Kythera, on February 10th, 1885. He emigrated to the United States of America, when he was sixteen years old, and settled in Baltimore, in the suburb of Hampden, where his brother Constantine was living. Another brother Theodore also chose to live in Baltimore. (Theodore was married to fellow Kytherian Pothiti Chlentzos). In Baltimore he formed a close friendship with Charles Fitzpatrick, with whom he communicated for many years. Photographs and ...

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submitted by Kytherian Art World on 29.09.2011

Nude female bronze by Emmanuel Cavacos

Emmanuel Andrew Cavacos was born in Potamos, Kythera, on February 10th, 1885. He emigrated to the United States of America, when he was sixteen years old, and settled in Baltimore, in the suburb of Hampden, where his brother Constantine was living. Another brother Theodore also chose to live in Baltimore. (Theodore was married to fellow Kytherian Pothiti Chlentzos). In Baltimore he formed a close friendship with Charles Fitzpatrick, with whom he communicated for many years. Photographs and ...

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submitted by Kytherian Art World on 29.09.2011

Head of Bacchante Paris 7 10 1913. Sculpture by Emmanuel Cavacos

Emmanuel Andrew Cavacos was born in Potamos, Kythera, on February 10th, 1885. He emigrated to the United States of America, when he was sixteen years old, and settled in Baltimore, in the suburb of Hampden, where his brother Constantine was living. Another brother Theodore also chose to live in Baltimore. (Theodore was married to fellow Kytherian Pothiti Chlentzos). In Baltimore he formed a close friendship with Charles Fitzpatrick, with whom he communicated for many years. Photographs and ...

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1915. Art Studio of Emmanuel Cavacos, Paris.

Emmanuel Andrew Cavacos was born in Potamos, Kythera, on February 10th, 1885. He emigrated to the United States of America, when he was sixteen years old, and settled in Baltimore, in the suburb of Hampden, where his brother Constantine was living. Another brother Theodore also chose to live in Baltimore. (Theodore was married to fellow Kytherian Pothiti Chlentzos). In Baltimore he formed a close friendship with Charles Fitzpatrick, with whom he communicated for many years. Photographs and ...

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Aspiration Paris 7 10 1913. Sculpture by Emmanuel Cavacos

The woman in the background may be his then fiance, later wife, Pauline Pradelle.

Emmanuel Andrew Cavacos was born in Potamos, Kythera, on February 10th, 1885. He emigrated to the United States of America, when he was sixteen years old, and settled in Baltimore, in the suburb of Hampden, where his brother Constantine was living. Another brother Theodore also chose to live in Baltimore. (Theodore was married to fellow Kytherian Pothiti Chlentzos). In Baltimore he formed a close ...

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submitted by Kytherian Art World on 29.09.2011

Danseuse (Ballerina) 1915, sculpture by Emmanuel Cavacos

Emmanuel Andrew Cavacos was born in Potamos, Kythera, on February 10th, 1885. He emigrated to the United States of America, when he was sixteen years old, and settled in Baltimore, in the suburb of Hampden, where his brother Constantine was living. Another brother Theodore also chose to live in Baltimore. (Theodore was married to fellow Kytherian Pothiti Chlentzos). In Baltimore he formed a close friendship with Charles Fitzpatrick, with whom he communicated for many years. Photographs and Arts ...

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submitted by Kytherian Art World on 29.09.2011

The Thinker, 1914, by Emmanuel Andrew Cavacos

Emmanuel Andrew Cavacos was born in Potamos, Kythera, on February 10th, 1885. He emigrated to the United States of America, when he was sixteen years old, and settled in Baltimore, in the suburb of Hampden, where his brother Constantine was living. Another brother Theodore also chose to live in Baltimore. (Theodore was married to fellow Kytherian Pothiti Chlentzos). In Baltimore he formed a close friendship with Charles Fitzpatrick, with whom he communicated for many years. Photographs and Arts ...

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submitted by Kytherian Art World on 29.09.2011

Aspiration, sculpture by Emmanuel Andrew Cavacos

Emmanuel Andrew Cavacos was born in Potamos, Kythera, on February 10th, 1885. He emigrated to the United States of America, when he was sixteen years old, and settled in Baltimore, in the suburb of Hampden, where his brother Constantine was living. Another brother Theodore also chose to live in Baltimore. (Theodore was married to fellow Kytherian Pothiti Chlentzos). In Baltimore he formed a close friendship with Charles Fitzpatrick, with whom he communicated for many years. Photographs and Arts ...

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submitted by Kytherian Cultural Exchange on 10.09.2011

Writer Lafcadio Hearn Never Forgot His Greek Heritage or Culture

From suite 101.com

• May 29, 2011

• Kathy Warnes

Photograph: Lafcadio Hearn 18x12x11" Cast Bronze (Ed. of 9)
The Kenny Gallery



Lafcadio Hearn lost his mother as a child and led an erratic writer's life, but he finally found his roots in a combination of Japanese and Greek culture.

"It has been wisely observed by the greatest of modern thinkers that mankind has progressed more rapidly in every other ...

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submitted by Kytherian Cultural Exchange on 10.09.2011

A journey inside the mind of Lafcadio Hearn

The Japan Times

Friday, Nov. 5, 2010

By LISA GAY and FINTAN MONAGHAN

Photograph: Japan hearts Hearn - Masaaki Noda's sculpture "The Open Mind of Lafcadio Hearn" on the shore of Lake Shinji in Matsue, Shimame Prefecture.

One hundred and twenty years ago, Greek-Irish writer Lafcadio Hearn first arrived in Japan; in Matsue, a provincial backwater in Shimane Prefecture, he became Koizumi Yakumo — his adopted Japanese name. Enamored ...

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submitted by Kytherian Art World on 27.01.2011

Kamares VII 1972

Sculpted by,

Marea GAZZARD

born 1928.

Resides, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Marea’s father, Charalambos Ploumedis (he changed his name to Harry Medis) migrated to Brisbane from the island of Antikythera in 1920. He married Christina Rudkin, a woman of English and Scottish descent, and Marea was born in 1928, when her parents moved to Surry Hills.

Kamares VII 1972
glazed stoneware 67.0 h x 26.6 ...