Parthenon Scarf

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<p>A silk scarf inspired by the iconic Parthenon sculptures.</p> <p>The artistic genius of Athens in the fifth century BC reached its peak in the sculptures of the Parthenon. Designed by Pheidias and carved by a team of anonymous masons, the Parthenon presents a vision of Athens as the centre of the cosmos. The Parthenon was built nearly 2,500 years ago as a temple dedicated to the Greek goddess Athena.</p> Part of the range created exclusively for the Museum’s special exhibition <A HREF="http://www.britishmuseum.org/whats_on/exhibitions/rodin-1.aspx" target="_blank" title="Select this link to view exhibition details ." class="linkarrow">Rodin and the art of ancient Greece<span class="arrow"></span></A>. <p></p> <p><strong>More about Rodin</strong></p> <p>Auguste Rodin (1840–1917) is possibly the most famous sculptor of the modern era. He is probably best known today for his iconic works <em>The Thinker</em> and The Kiss. Rodin’s works were often deemed too ‘radical’ and caused controversy. His early sculpture, <i>The Age of Bronze</i>, was so realistic that he was accused of having cast it from life; after this, he deliberately created larger-than-life sculptures.</p> <p>Rodin came to the British Museum in 1881 and was inspired by the art of ancient Greece. The influence of ancient art is visible in his work. He even removed heads and limbs from his own pieces to make them more like archaeological relics. He was the first artist to turn the headless, limbless torso into a new genre of art.</p>

Exclusive to the British Museum, a silk scarf inspired by the iconic Parthenon sculptures.

The artistic genius of Athens in the 5th century BC reached its peak with the sculptures of the Parthenon. Designed by Pheidias and carved by a team of anonymous masons, the Parthenon presents a vision of Athens as the centre of the cosmos. The Parthenon was built nearly 2,500 years ago as a temple dedicated to the Greek goddess Athena.

A stunning gift for a lover of ancient Greek artistry.

  • Product Code: CMCT61780
  • Theme: Ancient Greece
  • T.P: 19.61
  • Dimensions: W90 x L90cm
  • Material: 100% Silk
  • Postage Weight: 0.22 Kg

<p>A silk scarf inspired by the iconic Parthenon sculptures.</p> <p>The artistic genius of Athens in the fifth century BC reached its peak in the sculptures of the Parthenon. Designed by Pheidias and carved by a team of anonymous masons, the Parthenon presents a vision of Athens as the centre of the cosmos. The Parthenon was built nearly 2,500 years ago as a temple dedicated to the Greek goddess Athena.</p> Part of the range created exclusively for the Museum’s special exhibition <A HREF="http://www.britishmuseum.org/whats_on/exhibitions/rodin-1.aspx" target="_blank" title="Select this link to view exhibition details ." class="linkarrow">Rodin and the art of ancient Greece<span class="arrow"></span></A>. <p></p> <p><strong>More about Rodin</strong></p> <p>Auguste Rodin (1840–1917) is possibly the most famous sculptor of the modern era. He is probably best known today for his iconic works <em>The Thinker</em> and The Kiss. Rodin’s works were often deemed too ‘radical’ and caused controversy. His early sculpture, <i>The Age of Bronze</i>, was so realistic that he was accused of having cast it from life; after this, he deliberately created larger-than-life sculptures.</p> <p>Rodin came to the British Museum in 1881 and was inspired by the art of ancient Greece. The influence of ancient art is visible in his work. He even removed heads and limbs from his own pieces to make them more like archaeological relics. He was the first artist to turn the headless, limbless torso into a new genre of art.</p>

Exclusive to the British Museum, a silk scarf inspired by the iconic Parthenon sculptures.

The artistic genius of Athens in the 5th century BC reached its peak with the sculptures of the Parthenon. Designed by Pheidias and carved by a team of anonymous masons, the Parthenon presents a vision of Athens as the centre of the cosmos. The Parthenon was built nearly 2,500 years ago as a temple dedicated to the Greek goddess Athena.

A stunning gift for a lover of ancient Greek artistry.

  • Product Code: CMCT61780
  • Theme: Ancient Greece
  • T.P: 19.61
  • Dimensions: W90 x L90cm
  • Material: 100% Silk
  • Postage Weight: 0.22 Kg
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