Category Archives: Sculpture

Venus von Willendorf

Interesting info from Janson History of Art (2nd edition 1977)… “Stone Age men were content to collect pebbles, as well as less durable specimens, in whose natural shape they saw something that rendered them ‘magic’; echoes of this approach can … Continue reading

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The Woman I recognized at Champmol.

Some years ago, I visited Champmol in Dijon, the grounds of the old monastery of Chartreuse de Champmol, today a psychiatric hospital. I made the journey just for visiting the sculptures of Claus Sluter. After some rather heavy traffic, I drove … Continue reading

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