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Nike de samotrácia, 200-180 A.C. Paris, museu do Louvre Da Wikipédia A estátua representa a jovem deusa alada, filha de pallas, que traz o anúncio das vitórias militares, enquanto se pousa na proa de um navio de batalha (o carrinho, também em pedra). Um vento impetuoso atropela a figura esticada para a frente, movendo o panneggio que adere firmemente ao corpo e cria um jogo chiaroscurale de pieghette do Altíssimo valor virtuosistico, capaz de valorizar a destaque do impulso.

The Louvre - It is the Winged Victory of Samothrace. It’s from the second century BCE, and it represents the Greek god of victory, Nike. It was made to commemorate a successful sea battle in Samothrace, and it actually did have a head once upon a time.

St Bartholomew, an early Christian martyr who was skinned. If you look closely, you’ll notice that’s not a robe, but actually his removed skin hanging around him. by Marco d’Agrate, 1562 (Duomo cathedral, Milan-Italy)//

Tribute to Saint Bartholomew (*He was an early Christian martyr that was skinned. If you look closely, you’ll notice that’s not a robe, but actually his removed skin hanging around him* ) by Marco d’Agrate, 1562 (Duomo cathedral, Milan-Italy)

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

David Graeber's essay on bullshit jobs is a masterpiece that demonstrates the pointlessness of most work, the psychological and spiritual damage this brings, and the way people are fooled into directing their well justified anger towards those who build lives of true meaning.

Sculpture By Chen Wenling. This sculpture “What You See Might Not Be Real” is made by Chinese artist Chen Wenling. It depicts the Ponzi schemer (Bernard Madoff) as bull, devil who has sentenced to 150 yeas in prison. The bull that looks strong and is .

The Swing by Fragonard

Les hasards heureux de l'escarpolette (The Happy Accidents of the Swing) Jean-Honoré Fragonard Wallace Collection, London

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A guardian angel is an angel that is assigned to protect and guide a particular person, group, kingdom, or country. Belief in guardian angels can be traced thro

The Nike of Samothrace is considered one of the greatest masterpieces of Hellenistic art.

The Winged Victory of Samothrace, a second century BC marble sculpture of the Greek goddess Nike (Victory). Estimated to have been created around 190 BC, the Victory is held to be one of the great.

Lovely statue carved into the Louvre

Caryatid, Louvre, "maidens of Karyai", an ancient town of Peloponnese, Greece. Karyai had a famous temple dedicated to the goddess Artemis in her aspect of Artemis Karyatis

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See Mona Lisa, Leonardo Da Vinci's masterpiece at the Louvre. Get an updated picture of you standing next to her. I have a photo of you with Mona at 15 and I need a picture of you with her at Thanks!