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Art is the supreme task and the truly metaphysical activity in this life.

myancientworld:

This is an example of how the excavated pieces of ancient Greek art we have, such as marble statues, may have originally appeared- they were painted with bright colours as demonstrated on the left in this image.

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    this makes me want to study art restoration again!
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    We forget constantly what Ancient Greek art really looked like!
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    The fact it’s in stone suggests it’s a Roman copy of a Greek bronze but, hey, he has nice lipstick.
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