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French Artist Combines Star Wars Characters and Ancient Greek Statues

A French artist going by the pseudonym Travis Durden reinvented a series of Star wars characters, making them resemble ancient Greek sculptures. Durden, who is well-versed in ancient art, also fell in love with contemporary popular culture -- two...

British Museum Exhibition on the Body in Ancient Greek Art

The British Museum will be hosting an exhibition entitled "Defining beauty: the body in ancient Greek art" from March 26 to July 5, 2015. This major exhibition will focus on the human body and the way it was portrayed...

Ancient Greek Sculpture in Bendigo

The discus thrower, or Discobolus, is one of the most famous ancient Greek statues. Its photograph has been included in hundreds of books and most importantly it was used to promote the 1948 Olympic Games in London. However, the original...

Provocative French Train Advertisement Mocking Ancient Greek Statues

The French have represented the British as pot-bellied darts and snooker players in an advertising campaign just before the start of the Olympic Games. According to The Telegraph, the Eurostar posters, designed by Leg, a Paris advertising agency, feature...