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This is one of my favorite sculptures. 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,

The famous Winged Victory, a mysterious and graceful figure due to her lost arms and head. The statue portrays the messenger goddess of victory, Nike. Her strong stance, wings, and flowing garments evoke a sense of triumph.

Winged Victory of Samothrace, also called the Nike of Samothrace. century BC marble sculpture of the Greek goddess Nike (Victory). --- my almost tattoo in memory of my sister.

Nike of Samothrace

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.

Terracotta statuette of Nike, the personification of victory,classical period,5th century BC  Greek

Statuette of Nike (personification of victory), late century b. Classical Greek Terracotta I named my car Nike, I name all my cars :)

Jo Seated on the Old Sofa by                                                       ....Norman Rockwell

This is amazing! I love little women. Jo Seated on the Old Sofa by Norman Rockwell, 1937 /oil on canvas /Jo March from the novel 'Little Women' by Louisa May Alcott

Mona Lisa. I was surprised at the size of the painting.  I was expecting something much larger

The Mona Lisa (La Gioconda or La Joconde, or Portrait of Lisa Gherardini, a half-length portrait of a woman by the Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci, art in the world." The painting, is in oil and is now at the Musée du Louvre in Paris.

La Victoria de Samotracia, Museo del Louvre (París)..one of my favorite classic sculptures.

Has anyone noticed that Nike statues are always headless? of Victory! Winged Victory (Nike) of Samothrace, Greek statue (marble), century BC (Musée du Louvre, Paris).

Recycled tire art

His work is amazing, Korean artist Yong Ho Ji recycles old tires and turns them into incredible works of art. From animals to humans and even animal/human hybrids these tire sculptures are truly amazing.

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