Pinterest

Explore Eros And Psyche, The Louvre, and more!

Le Louvre, Paris

Psyché ranimée par le baiser de l’Amour, Antonio Canova I think this is such a touching famous sculpture. Psyche being revived by Cupid's kiss.

Top 10 examples of brilliant shadow art

Shadow art installations featuring artists Kumi Yamashita, and Tim Noble + Sue Webster

Jeanne Argent.....The looking glass

Curiouser and curiouser. - Lewis Carroll, "Alice in Wonderland" ~ Alice Through The Looking Glass Guildford Castle secret garden, Guildford, United Kingdom

Angels shine from without because their spirits are lit from within by the light of God.  ~Quoted in The Angels' Little Instruction Book by Eileen Elias Freeman, 1994

Winged Victory of Samothrace

The Winged Victory of Samothrace, also called the Nike of Samothrace, marble sculpture of the Greek goddess Nike. Dated at 190 BC at the Musee du Louvre in Paris, France

I wish I knew what this was.

Fame holding Pegasus by Eugene Louis Lequesne, Musée D'Orsay, Paris

Fabien Merelle - i find this really humorous but also very intriguing. I don't remember the word that explains the contradiction between the elephant and the man. hmmm....

Fabien Merelle-- 3 ‘pentateuque’, 2013 by fabien mérelle presented at artstage singapore resin with paint, hair and fabric

I LOVE this piece. Its soo....striking!

Confetti Death, by Miami-based graffiti artist TYPOE, manages to be violent and poetic at the same time. A skull is seen vomiting colorful shards of spray paint caps onto a bright white wall. Modern art does not get more punk rock than this.

The  Diana of Versailles, statue of the Greek goddess Artemis (Latin: Diana), with a deer, Musée du Louvre, Paris. It is a Roman copy (1st or 2nd century AD) of a lost Greek bronze original attributed to Leochares, c. 325 BC.

The Diana of Versailles, statue of the Greek goddess Artemis (Latin: Diana), with a deer, Musée du Louvre, Paris

I have always loved old cemeteries. The art found on headstones and the statues can be amazing.    Zentralfriedhof statue

Zentralfriedhof statue in Vienna - It blows my mind that this is a piece of stone and it still looks like a veil covering a face. Many years ago it was something of a test of skill for a sculptor to create a veiled face. This is one of the absolute best.