anathemata
The best of everything and nothing.
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ancientart:

“Her gods and men call Aphrodite, and Aphrogeneia (the foam-born) because she grew amid the foam.” -Hesiod, Theogony 176.
A few depictions of Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love and beauty, in ancient Greek pottery.
Aphrodite and Adonis (detail). Attic red-figure squat lekythos, Aison, ca. 410 BC. Courtesy of the Louvre, MNB 2109. Photo by Marie-Lan Nguyen.
Aphrodite on a swan (detail). Tondo from an Attic white-ground red-figured kylix. From tomb F43 in Kameiros (Rhodes). Pistoxenos Painter, circa 460 BC. Courtesy of the British Museum, GR 1869.10-7.77. Photo by Marie-Lan Nguyen.
Vessel with Leda and the Swan (detail). Attributed to the Painter of Louvre MNB 1148, Greek, Apulia, South Italy, about 330 B.C. Courtesy of the Getty Villa, 86.AE.680. Photo by Dave & Margie Hill.
ancientart:

“Her gods and men call Aphrodite, and Aphrogeneia (the foam-born) because she grew amid the foam.” -Hesiod, Theogony 176.
A few depictions of Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love and beauty, in ancient Greek pottery.
Aphrodite and Adonis (detail). Attic red-figure squat lekythos, Aison, ca. 410 BC. Courtesy of the Louvre, MNB 2109. Photo by Marie-Lan Nguyen.
Aphrodite on a swan (detail). Tondo from an Attic white-ground red-figured kylix. From tomb F43 in Kameiros (Rhodes). Pistoxenos Painter, circa 460 BC. Courtesy of the British Museum, GR 1869.10-7.77. Photo by Marie-Lan Nguyen.
Vessel with Leda and the Swan (detail). Attributed to the Painter of Louvre MNB 1148, Greek, Apulia, South Italy, about 330 B.C. Courtesy of the Getty Villa, 86.AE.680. Photo by Dave & Margie Hill.
ancientart:

“Her gods and men call Aphrodite, and Aphrogeneia (the foam-born) because she grew amid the foam.” -Hesiod, Theogony 176.
A few depictions of Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love and beauty, in ancient Greek pottery.
Aphrodite and Adonis (detail). Attic red-figure squat lekythos, Aison, ca. 410 BC. Courtesy of the Louvre, MNB 2109. Photo by Marie-Lan Nguyen.
Aphrodite on a swan (detail). Tondo from an Attic white-ground red-figured kylix. From tomb F43 in Kameiros (Rhodes). Pistoxenos Painter, circa 460 BC. Courtesy of the British Museum, GR 1869.10-7.77. Photo by Marie-Lan Nguyen.
Vessel with Leda and the Swan (detail). Attributed to the Painter of Louvre MNB 1148, Greek, Apulia, South Italy, about 330 B.C. Courtesy of the Getty Villa, 86.AE.680. Photo by Dave & Margie Hill.
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greek-museums:

Coming up: Archaeological Museum of Delphi
I have already posted some of the exhibits here
greek-museums:

Coming up: Archaeological Museum of Delphi
I have already posted some of the exhibits here
greek-museums:

Coming up: Archaeological Museum of Delphi
I have already posted some of the exhibits here
greek-museums:

Coming up: Archaeological Museum of Delphi
I have already posted some of the exhibits here
greek-museums:

Coming up: Archaeological Museum of Delphi
I have already posted some of the exhibits here
greek-museums:

Coming up: Archaeological Museum of Delphi
I have already posted some of the exhibits here
greek-museums:

Coming up: Archaeological Museum of Delphi
I have already posted some of the exhibits here
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ancientart:

The interior of the hypogeum of the Volumnus family. This Etruscan tomb is located in Ponte San Giovanni in central Italy, and thought to date to approximately the 3rd century BCE.
Photo taken by CyArk.
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"A man wants to earn money in order to be happy, and his whole effort and the best of a life are devoted to the earning of that money. Happiness is forgotten; the means are taken for the end"
Albert Camus, The Myth of Sisyphus (via stxxz)
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art4gays:

hadrian6:

Temple of the Wingless Victory - Athens.  Louis Philippe Francois Boitte. French 1830-1906. watercolor.
http://hadrian6.tumblr.com

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parkkennypark:

The complete Hermes/Hermès series.
parkkennypark:

The complete Hermes/Hermès series.
parkkennypark:

The complete Hermes/Hermès series.
parkkennypark:

The complete Hermes/Hermès series.
parkkennypark:

The complete Hermes/Hermès series.
parkkennypark:

The complete Hermes/Hermès series.
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facina-oris:

MYTHOLOGY MEME - [7/9] GREEK GODS/GODDESSES: HERMES

"The god of speed and distant messages
A golden crown above his shining eyes
His slender staff held out before him
And little wings fluttering at his ankles.”
facina-oris:

MYTHOLOGY MEME - [7/9] GREEK GODS/GODDESSES: HERMES

"The god of speed and distant messages
A golden crown above his shining eyes
His slender staff held out before him
And little wings fluttering at his ankles.”
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asylum-art:

Thomas Spieler
The great mutations among satue-mineralin the German collage artist Thomas Spieler format.
Beauty is rarely soft or consolatory. Quite the contrary. Genuine beauty is always quite alarming.― Donna Tartt, The Secret History
Bleaq is an art blog collecting visual inspiration focussed on the melancholic, bleak and dark side of fine arts, design, illustration, photography and fashion. There’s a new feature on Bleaq every monday, wednesday and friday.
asylum-art:

Thomas Spieler
The great mutations among satue-mineralin the German collage artist Thomas Spieler format.
Beauty is rarely soft or consolatory. Quite the contrary. Genuine beauty is always quite alarming.― Donna Tartt, The Secret History
Bleaq is an art blog collecting visual inspiration focussed on the melancholic, bleak and dark side of fine arts, design, illustration, photography and fashion. There’s a new feature on Bleaq every monday, wednesday and friday.
asylum-art:

Thomas Spieler
The great mutations among satue-mineralin the German collage artist Thomas Spieler format.
Beauty is rarely soft or consolatory. Quite the contrary. Genuine beauty is always quite alarming.― Donna Tartt, The Secret History
Bleaq is an art blog collecting visual inspiration focussed on the melancholic, bleak and dark side of fine arts, design, illustration, photography and fashion. There’s a new feature on Bleaq every monday, wednesday and friday.
asylum-art:

Thomas Spieler
The great mutations among satue-mineralin the German collage artist Thomas Spieler format.
Beauty is rarely soft or consolatory. Quite the contrary. Genuine beauty is always quite alarming.― Donna Tartt, The Secret History
Bleaq is an art blog collecting visual inspiration focussed on the melancholic, bleak and dark side of fine arts, design, illustration, photography and fashion. There’s a new feature on Bleaq every monday, wednesday and friday.
asylum-art:

Thomas Spieler
The great mutations among satue-mineralin the German collage artist Thomas Spieler format.
Beauty is rarely soft or consolatory. Quite the contrary. Genuine beauty is always quite alarming.― Donna Tartt, The Secret History
Bleaq is an art blog collecting visual inspiration focussed on the melancholic, bleak and dark side of fine arts, design, illustration, photography and fashion. There’s a new feature on Bleaq every monday, wednesday and friday.
asylum-art:

Thomas Spieler
The great mutations among satue-mineralin the German collage artist Thomas Spieler format.
Beauty is rarely soft or consolatory. Quite the contrary. Genuine beauty is always quite alarming.― Donna Tartt, The Secret History
Bleaq is an art blog collecting visual inspiration focussed on the melancholic, bleak and dark side of fine arts, design, illustration, photography and fashion. There’s a new feature on Bleaq every monday, wednesday and friday.
asylum-art:

Thomas Spieler
The great mutations among satue-mineralin the German collage artist Thomas Spieler format.
Beauty is rarely soft or consolatory. Quite the contrary. Genuine beauty is always quite alarming.― Donna Tartt, The Secret History
Bleaq is an art blog collecting visual inspiration focussed on the melancholic, bleak and dark side of fine arts, design, illustration, photography and fashion. There’s a new feature on Bleaq every monday, wednesday and friday.
asylum-art:

Thomas Spieler
The great mutations among satue-mineralin the German collage artist Thomas Spieler format.
Beauty is rarely soft or consolatory. Quite the contrary. Genuine beauty is always quite alarming.― Donna Tartt, The Secret History
Bleaq is an art blog collecting visual inspiration focussed on the melancholic, bleak and dark side of fine arts, design, illustration, photography and fashion. There’s a new feature on Bleaq every monday, wednesday and friday.
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crashinglybeautiful:

Tropical fisherman walks a moonlit path. National Geographic, August, 1962 (via: sapta-loka)