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Title Aphrodite and the gods of love / edited by Christine Kondoleon with Phoebe C. Segal ; with contributions by Jacqueline Karageorghis [and others].

Imprint Boston : MFA Publications ; New York, N.Y. : Available through D.A.P. / Distributed Art Publishers, ©2011.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    704.947 APH    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 223 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
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volume nc rdacarrier
Note Published in conjunction with the exhibition organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and held at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Oct. 26, 2011-Feb. 20, 2012, J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Villa, Malibu, Mar. 28-July 9, 212, and San Antonio Museum of Art, Sept. 15, 2012-Feb. 17, 2013.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 210-214) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Aphrodite's ancestors -- Greek cults of Aphrodite -- The paradox of Aphrodite: a philandering goddess of marriage -- Eros, child of Aphrodite -- The female nude in Classical art: between voyeurism and power.
Subject Museum of Fine Arts, Boston -- Exhibitions.
Aphrodite (Greek deity) -- Art -- Exhibitions.
Aphrodite (Greek deity) -- Cult -- Exhibitions.
Art, Classical -- Themes, motives -- Exhibitions.
Mythology, Classical, in art -- Exhibitions.
Nude in art -- Exhibitions.
Added Author Kondoleon, Christine.
Segal, Phoebe C.
Karageorghis, Jacqueline.
ISBN 9780878467563 (hardcover)
0878467564 (hardcover)
9780878467570 (softcover)
0878467572 (softcover)

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