"I am Greek and I Want to go Home"- A new video produced by The Independent Movement for the Repatriation of Looted Greek Antiquities showing images of Greek art believed to be illegally held hostage by museums around the world. http://www.iamgreek.gr/?lang=EN Join the conversation at: www.savingantiquities.org - www.twitter.com/saveantiquities - www.facebook.com/groups/savingantiquities/
Copy of a Greek bronze statue of ca. 450–425 B.C. In Greek art, the Amazons, a mythical race of warrior women from Asia Minor, were often depicted battling such heroes as Herakles, Achilles, and Theseus. This statue represents a refugee from battle who has lost her weapons and bleeds from a wound under her right breast.
Jacques-Louis David (French, 1748–1825). Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier (1743–1794) and His Wife (Marie-Anne-Pierrette Paulze, 1758–1836), 1788. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman Gift, in honor of Everett Fahy, 1977 (1977.10) #letters #Connections
Jacopo Ligozzi (Italian, 1547–1627). Allegory of Avarice. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Eric Seiler and Darcy Bradbury, and Edward A. and Karen S. W. Friedman, 1991 (1991.443) #Halloween #skulls