The Italian Renaissance is home to many impressive paintings including Titian’s iconic Venus of Urbino. This sensual work encourages much discussion surrounding classical works, marriage, and female beauty. Let’s see what Titian’s painting has to say!
Art History 101, Italy, Uffizi
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Botticelli’s Venus and Mars has a lot to tell us about love, marriage, and classical works (there’s even some humor)! What’s not to love!?
Greek Mythology, London, National Gallery
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I’d like to introduce you to Botticelli’s The Birth of Venus! This painting imagines the very beginning of our favorite love goddess.
Art History 101, Greek Mythology, Italy, Uffizi
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Aphrodite, known as VENUS DE MILO Marble, H 2.02 meters Island of Melos (Cyclades, Greece), 100 BC Statue You can’t tell me you’re surprised we’re opening up the Love Hunt with the Goddess of Love, can you? A… Read More