Nouveau regard sur les étrusques au Musée Maillol - Huffingtonpost
Happy birthday to Peter Paul Rubens! Born #onthisday in 1577. Peter Paul Rubens was born in Siegen in Germany, but from the age of 10 he lived and went to school in Antwerp. As soon as he had completed his training to become an artist, he set out for Italy in order to see for himself the great Renaissance and classical works that he knew from copies. This painting by Rubens depicts the story from Greek mythology, 'The Judgement of Paris'. Paris was the son of King Priam of Troy. It was…
Mystras. It's truly amazing to find a complete ruined city and archaeological wonderland. The abandoned Byzantine city of Mystras in the mountains just above Sparta in the Southern Peloponnese, is one such frozen city. You can walk through the largely intact streets and complete religious buildings of this UNESCO World Heritage Site and be right back in 1350 AD.
Architectural works steal the show at Documenta 14. Seen here: A full-scale reproduction of the Athenian Parthenon that has been constructed of wire in Kassel’s Friedrichsplatz square by the Argentinian artist Marta Minujin. (Courtesy Documenta)
Figurine de Baubô Asie Mineure dans le sanctuaire de Déméter. (Site de production : Bothros) 2e siècle av J.-C.