Dangerous Beauty: Medusa in Classical Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art explores how the snake-haired Gorgon transformed from a hideous monster into a beautiful femme fatale.
The equation of white marble with beauty is not an inherent truth of the universe; it’s a dangerous construct that continues to influence white supremacist ideas today.
In Power and Pathos: Bronze Sculpture of the Hellenistic World, opened last week at Florence’s Palazzo Strozzi, more Greek bronzes are assembled than ever before in the modern age.
Apotheon brings the classical world of ancient Greek pottery to life as a full-length animated video game.
The 19th-century art restorer Raffaele Gargiulo was so good at reconstructing Greek vases, one antiquarian called it a “dangerous perfection for knowledge.” Filling in broken gaps with his own paintings, mending cracks with brass staples, his work was a potential threat to history.
Greek vases have some of the most lively of ancient art, and a duo called Panoply has been turning these vases into animations.
MIAMI — For the first time, a contemporary artist has been invited to play with the permanent collection at the fabled Hermitage. Anthony Gormley tackles the museum’s classical collection and creates a humanizing display.