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    • Saccho H8 (Sack H8).

    • Saccho H8 (Sack H8).

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Abstract paintings; Abstract works; Bags; Stencils (Images); Numerals; Mixed media

    • "The sacks used in these canvases often displayed stenciled letters relating to their commercial origins. This suggests some link with the German prewar Dadaist, Kurt Schwitters who made collages from printed waste paper. However, Burri,...
    • The Discussion, detail.

    • The Discussion, detail.

    • Paintings; Discussion; Debates; Politics & government; Political issues; Political parties; Men; Artists; Clothing & dress; Suits (Clothing); Coats; Cigarettes; Details

    • "According to the artist this painting depicted an 'ideological discussion'. As such it evokes the stormy realist-abstraction debates, and allied political differences, among artists in Italy after the Second World War. Stylistically, the work...
    • The Discussion.

    • The Discussion.

    • Paintings; Discussion; Debates; Politics & government; Political issues; Political parties; Men; Artists; Clothing & dress; Suits (Clothing); Coats; Backs (Anatomy); Eyeglasses; Sitting; Cigarettes; Smoking; Newspapers; Periodicals; Chairs;...

    • "According to the artist this painting depicted an 'ideological discussion'. As such it evokes the stormy realist-abstraction debates, and allied political differences, among artists in Italy after the Second World War. Stylistically, the work...
    • Untitled.

    • Untitled.

    • Drawings; Ink drawings; Pen works; Abstract drawings; Abstract works

    • Indian ink on paper. June 1960. "Michaux was a poet as well as a visual artist. Works such as this are essentially calligraphic, representing a meeting point of writing and painting. His calligraphy often assumes a hallucinatory character,...
    • Inflammatory Essays, page detail.

    • Inflammatory Essays, page detail.

    • Prints; Broadsides; Broadsides; Advertisements; Advertising; Language; Communication; Communication devices; Inscriptions; Lettering (Layout features); Punctuation; Question marks

    • "Jenny Holzer extended the use of language in art to another dimension by presenting words alone; for the viewer, looking and reading became one and the same act. […] In graduate school at the Rhode Island School of Design in the mid-1970s,...
    • Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going?

    • Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going?

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Allegorical paintings; Allegories; Human life cycle; Indigenous peoples; Men; Women; Adults; Older people; Children; Youth; Girls; Infants; Nudes; Breasts; Backs (Anatomy); Clothing & dress; Bracelets; Jewelry;...

    • "Where Do We Come From? offers a flowing composition divided into three main figure groupings set in a jungle clearing with the sea in the background. In the center a Polynesian Eve, reminiscent of Botticelli's Giuliano de' Medici in the...
    • Khafre, three-quarter view, left side.

    • Khafre, three-quarter view, left side.

    • Sculpture; Men; Kings; Rulers; People associated with politics & government; Muscles; Clothing & dress; Headdresses; Headgear; Cobras; Snakes; Reptiles; Beards; Thrones; Chairs; Seating furniture; Furniture; Sitting; Bas-reliefs; Plants;...

    • From Gizeh, Egypt, Dynasty IV. "The seated statue of Khafre is one of a series of similar statues carved for the pharaoh's valley temple near the Great Sphinx. The stone is diorite, an exceptionally hard dark stone brought some 400 miles down...
    • Doryphoros (Spear Bearer), front view.

    • Doryphoros (Spear Bearer), front view.

    • Sculpture; Men; Athletes; People associated with entertainment & sports; Warriors; Nudes; Muscles; Genitals; Hairstyles; Reproductions

    • Roman marble copy from Pompeii, Italy, after a Greek bronze original of ca. 450-440 BCE. "One of the most frequently copied Greek statues was the Doryphoros (Spear Bearer) by Polykleitos, a work that epitomizes the intellectual rigor of...
    • Nike of Samothrace, front view, on ship pedestal.

    • Nike of Samothrace, front view, on ship pedestal.

    • Sculpture; Ship figureheads; Myths; Legends; Fictitious characters; Supernatural beings; Goddesses; Women; People associated with religion; Clothing & dress; Feathers; Ships; Warships; Vessels; Vehicles

    • From Samothrace, Greece. [Perhaps by Pythokritos of Rhodes]. "The winged goddess of Victory standing on the prow of a ship overlooked the Sanctuary of the Great Gods on the island of Samothrace. This monument was probably an ex-voto offered by...
    • Nike of Samothrace, front view, on ship pedestal.

    • Nike of Samothrace, front view, on ship pedestal.

    • Sculpture; Ship figureheads; Myths; Legends; Fictitious characters; Supernatural beings; Goddesses; Women; People associated with religion; Clothing & dress; Feathers; Ships; Warships; Vessels; Vehicles

    • From Samothrace, Greece. Perhaps by Pythokritos of Rhodes. "The winged goddess of Victory standing on the prow of a ship overlooked the Sanctuary of the Great Gods on the island of Samothrace. This monument was probably an ex-voto offered by...
    • Horse and jockey from Artemision, left profile.

    • Horse and jockey from Artemision, left profile.

    • Sculpture; Equestrian statues; Metalwork; Jockeys; People associated with entertainment & sports; Boys; Youth; Children; Clothing & dress; Footwear; Sandals; Animals; Horses; Horseback riding; Bareback riding; Riding; Sitting; Gestures;...

    • "Ridden by the young Jockey, the restored horse is in full gallop. […] It is an original statue group dating from about 140 BC." (Captions, pp. 352-353); "Found in the sea off Cape Artemision, Euboea, and retrieved in pieces in...
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