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    • Zeugma [Turkey], mosaic pavement, Women at Breakfast, view of whole.

    • Zeugma [Turkey], mosaic pavement, Women at Breakfast, view of whole.

    • Mosaics; Mosaic pavements; Floors; Theaters; Theatrical productions; Performances; Performances & portrayals; Storytelling; Entertaining; Entertainment; Stages (Platforms); Backdrops; Architecture; Architectural elements; Architectural...

    • The "border shows a row of stepped pyramids and a band of guilloche, and between these a wide acanthus scroll. The latter consists of foliate male masks similar to those placed in the corners and from which branches spring in either direction....
    • Theater of Dionysus [Dionysos], Athens, Greece, reconstruction.

    • Theater of Dionysus [Dionysos], Athens, Greece, reconstruction.

    • Architecture; Buildings; Theaters; Open-air theaters; Cultural facilities; Social & civic facilities; Reconstructions; Conjectural works; Drawings; Architectural drawings; Illustrations; Stages (Platforms); Architectural elements; Structural...

    • "The Sanctuary of Asclepius is at the bottom left." (Caption, p.101); "The new skene, which had three doorways in it, was fronted by a closed colonnade. It also had two wings projecting forward 5 metres (16 1/2 feet), which were...
    • Faustina the Younger, front view.

    • Faustina the Younger, front view.

    • Sculpture; Portraits; Women; Empresses; Princesses; Rulers; People associated with politics & government; Upper class; Nobility; Clothing & dress; Hairstyles

    • Discovered near Tivoli (Italy). "Cut from a single block of marble, this bust of Faustina the Younger is notable for its excellent state of preservation, despite a few chips on the face, some damage to the drapery, and the modern restoration...
    • Ring with cameo.

    • Ring with cameo.

    • Jewelry; Rings; Goldwork; Metalwork; Myths; Legends; Cupids; Supernatural beings; Fictitious characters; Dolphins; Aquatic animals; Animals; Whips; Boats; Vessels; Vehicles; Bodies of water

    • "This ring is formed from a circular hollow band made from rolled and soldered gold leaf, which flares out near the bezel. The bezel, rectangular in shape but with rounded corners, is set with a blue-tinged agate in two layers against a white...
    • Sarcophagus of Cornelius Statius, front panel.

    • Sarcophagus of Cornelius Statius, front panel.

    • Sculpture; Sarcophagi; Coffins; Death & burial; Containers; Monuments & memorials; Memorial works; Inscriptions; Human life cycle; Childhood & youth; Domestic life; Child rearing; Breast feeding; Feeding; Lifting & carrying; Riding;...

    • "[…] this child's sarcophagus has been reassembled from many fragments. The front panel is, however, in fairly good condition, with a few missing pieces reconstructed from Carrara marble. […] This sarcophagus is among the earliest of the...
    • Recumbent Semi-Nude.

    • Recumbent Semi-Nude.

    • Drawings; Figure drawings; Female figure drawings; Pencil works; Women; Artists' models; Nudes; Nudism; Posing; Marks (Symbols)

    • Caption information: Liegender Halbakt nach hinten links [Reclining half-nude facing back left] / um 1915 [c. 1915] / Bleistift [pencil] / u. l.: Nachlassstempel [lower left: estate stamp]/ Graphische Sammlung der Eidg. Techn. Hochschule, Zurich...
    • The Elephant Celebes.

    • The Elephant Celebes.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Elephants; Animals; Machinery; Horns (Animal); Women; Mannequins; Nudes; Breasts; Gestures; Gloves; Fish; Aquatic animals; Shadows; Artists' signatures; Inscriptions

    • From caption: L'Elephant Celebes; from the Tate Gallery website (http://www.tate.org.uk) (11-2011): Inscribed 'max ernst 1921' b.l., 'Celebes' b.r. and 'No. 1. MAX ERNST | CELEBES' on back of canvas / Oil on canvas, 49 3/8 x 44 (125.5 x 108)
    • House.

    • House.

    • Sculpture; Houses; Row houses; Dwellings; Residential facilities; Walls; Symbols; Neighborhoods; Working class; Demolition

    • "Rachel Whiteread's House revived a taste for outrage previously brought to the fore in Britain by the Tate Bricks saga. Before its completion in October 1993 it had attracted little press interest. In November of that year, however, a...
    • Dead (Tote) from October 18, 1977.

    • Dead (Tote) from October 18, 1977.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Photographs; Activists; Left-wing extremists; Terrorists; Dead persons; Death; Suicides; Social justice; Political issues; Politics & government; Protest movements; Opposition (Political science); Student movements;...

    • "[…] the German painter Gerhard Richter […] looked back mournfully on painting's loss of public function in his October 18, 1977 (1988), a cycle of 15 paintings which mimicked the appearances of blurred black-and-white photographs. Richter...
    • Composition with Three Figures (Neo-Cubist Academy).

    • Composition with Three Figures (Neo-Cubist Academy).

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Fantasy; Allusions; Symbols; Sex; Relations between the sexes; Lust; Gays; Martyrs; Saints; People associated with religion; Sailors; Men; Women; Bathing beauties; Portraits; Self-portraits; Nudes; Muscles; Standing;...

    • "One of Dali's greatest paintings from the mid-1920s, not exhibited since 1927. The influence of Picasso is manifest. It develops the theme of Saint Sebastian that so fascinated Lorca [Federico García Lorca] and Dali." (Caption);...
    • Dialogue on the Beach (Unsatisfied Desires).

    • Dialogue on the Beach (Unsatisfied Desires).

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Mixed media; Allusions; Symbols; Fantasy; Communication; Fear; Disgrace; Anxiety; Distress; Loneliness; Despair; Lust; Sex; Relations between the sexes; Body parts; Human body; Genitals; Hands; Fingers; Beaches

    • "The painting they refused to show in Barcelona." (Caption); "One of the most sexually provocative of the summer's paintings was Dialogue on the Beach, whose much later title, Unsatisfied Desires, clarifies its theme. The hand on the...
    • Area, New York.

    • Area, New York.

    • Photographs; Portrait photographs; Portraits; Group portraits; Men; Adults; Artists; Painters (Artists); Filmmakers; Sculptors; Photographers; Cartoonists; Art dealers; People associated with commercial activities; Business people; Standing;...

    • From left to right: Back row -- Michael Heizer, Arman, LeRoy Neiman, Dennis Oppenheim (partially obscured), Julian Schnabel, William Wegman, Tony Shafrazi (obscured); fourth row -- [Andy] Warhol, David Hockney, Stefano, Keith Haring, Red Grooms;...
    • The Endless Enigma.

    • The Endless Enigma.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Symbols; Optical illusions; Fear; Disgrace; Anxiety; Distress; Lust; Heads (Anatomy); Faces; Men; Women; Philosophers; Poets; Authors; Supernatural beings; Mandolins; Musical instruments; Beaches; Cliffs; Landscapes...

    • "The ever-present, brooding presence of Lorca [Federico García Lorca]." (Caption); "That Lorca continued to be on Dali's mind as he worked on Bacchanale is confirmed by a painting done during these months at La Pausa, The Great...
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