Category Archives: art

Gender-bending among the Ancient Gods

The figurine to the right, made in the Cyclades around 2400 to 2300 BCE, is on display in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. It has, obviously, a penis as well as pronounced breasts (because of the … Continue reading

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“Sporting Girls”

So I guess I’ve been neglecting the blog at bit. I’ve been swamped with work and other forms of chaos since about November. A break in the work allowed me to visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, … Continue reading

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Mr. and Mrs. Chester Dale Dine Out

An elegant hotel restaurant on Fifth Avenue. A beautiful woman, a handsome man. Evening clothes worn with the grace of people who wear such clothing regularly. He is a powerful, important man. You can see that in his strong profile—the … Continue reading

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