Sunday, 18 October 2009

Worshiping women

I hope you're enjoying this journey through the ancient cultures of the Mediterranean. These photos belong to an exhibition that is now being held in The National Archaelogical Museum. It only lasts till 30 November: Worshiping Women, Ritual and Reality in Classical Athens

Link to more photos and descriptions here
Link to the website of the National Archaelogical Museum in Athens showing photos of lots of the exhibits there. I love it!

October challenge

Date this!

The answer next week, or so

Fashion loves art

From Francis Montesinos' Autumn Winter 2009/2010 collection
Dalí's Mae West room is displayed at the Dalí Museum in Figueres.

as seen in

And now relaaaax...

....Close your eyes and think of faraway places (but only after clicking here below)

That was the song Kolaymi, from the a
lbum "Dance into Eternity", by Omar Faruk Tekbilek. I don't have words to explain the beauty of his music.

Monday, 12 October 2009

Lately in love with: Turkish Izmir tiles in Istanbul

Many of these decorate Topkapi Palace and the Mausoleums of the Sultans in Istanbul

I can't take my eyes off you

Sculpture of Artemis

Now at Ephesus Museum, Selçuk, Turkey, but once located in the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
In these days only ruins of the Temple remain.


"Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth"

Theodor W. Adorno