New Lifelike Paper Birds by Diana Beltran Herrera
Year after year, artist and designer Diana Beltran Herrera (previously) continues to astound with her near perfectly accurate reproductions of birds using paper. The fragile sculptures shown here are a mix of private commissions and pieces for several luxury brands who use her work in displays and a
Amazing driftwood sculpture
Artist Jeff Uitto creates intricate sculptures from driftwood he finds along the coast of Washington. Uitto has sculpted wild horses, soaring eagles, and...
Anything But Stony: Lovely Living Moss Sculptures - WebEcoist
Sculptures are typically seen as cold, hard, dead works of art. They may be beautiful, but the metal or stone they're made of doesn't lend a particularly lively feel to the pieces. These terraform sculptures from Robert Cannon are different; they combine the solid, permanent nature of stone with the soft and
Byzantine Head. The Blonde, 1897 - Alphonse Mucha - WikiArt.org
‘Byzantine Head. The Blonde’ was created in 1897 by Alphonse Mucha in Art Nouveau (Modern) style. Find more prominent pieces of portrait at Wikiart.org – best visual art database.
The Temple of Isis
Isis – or Auset, to call her by her Egyptian name instead of the more commonly known name the Greeks gave her – is one of the nine deities of the Ennead,
The Motya Charioteer: The British Museum | Made by a Greek sculptor in Sicily about 460-450 BC. Marble from Greece or Turkey. Found in 1979 on the Sicilian island of Motya (Mozia), off the western tip of Sicily.
Isis-Aphrodite clasping a garment rolled about her hips | Roman Period | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
It has been suggested that this statuette represents the Empress Faustina Minor, wife of Marcus Aurelius (AD 161-180) in the role of Isis/Aphrodite, thus attributing to Faustina a role as guarantor of the grain shipments from Egypt to Rome at a time of revolt in part of the Empire
(#45) A Roman Bronze Figure of Isis-Aphrodite, Syria, Circa 2nd Century A.D.
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Head of Demeter or Kore Greek, made in Sicily, 350-300 BC Terracotta Inventory # 76.AD.34 The worship of Demeter (goddess of agriculture) and her daughter, Kore, was popular in Sicily. The island was famous in antiquity for its fertile fields, which supplied grain to the rest of the Greek world. This head, broken from a bust or a full-length statue, would have been left as an offering in one of Demeter's many sanctuaries and temples.