Art and Faith, Too

Sunday, 4 September 2011

Alan Kornaev and Zaurbek Dzanagov. The Tree of Grief. 2005

The Tree of Grief

Alan Kornaev and Zaurbek Dzanagov


Beslan (Republic of North Ossetia-AlaniaNorthern Caucasian Federal DistrictRF

Tuesday, 30 August 2011

Unknown Artist. Démosthène. Justitiepaleis van Brussel/Palais de Justice de Bruxelles. Brussels BELGIUM. 1880s


Unknown Artist


Justitiepaleis van Brussel/Palais de Justice de Bruxelles

Brussels (Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest/Région de Bruxelles-Capitale/Brussels-Capital Region) BELGIUM

Saturday, 9 April 2011

Polyeuktos. Demosthenes. 280 BC. later Roman copy



280 BC

later Roman copy

Monday, 5 July 2010

Antiokhos. Athena Parthenos. 1st century BC. Copy of 5th century BC original by Pheidias of Athens

Athena Parthenos


1st century BC. Copy of 5th century BC original by Pheidias of Athens

Here is a contemporary reconstruction of what a present-day American sculptor, Alan LeQuire, thought that Pheidias’ original work looked like. At least one of the copies survived until the sack of Constantinople by the papist invaders in 1204… they destroyed it during their orgy of destruction:

Athena Parthenos

Alan LeQuire

1990. copy Nashville TN (USA)

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