Giacometti's slender armless and headless Woman Walking of 1932, for example, is both a patent descendent of Cycladic
sculpture and a lean ancestor of Mattison s tall and narrow forms.
Based on typological and fabric analyses, they argue that the Cycladic
-style elements--the majority of the ceramics--are in fact from a Cycladic
source, as well as produ ction tradition.
Another theory is that because most Cycladic
figures are female, they may have served as fertility symbols in the agricultural society of the islands.
But it also delves backwards and into the even more distant Cycladic
, South Arabian and Scythian worlds, eastwards to embrace ancient China and Kofun-period Japan, and forwards to ancient Greece and to where the collection started, with European arms and armour.
The project connects 3 Cycladic
islands, Mykonos, Paros and Syros, directly to mainland Lavrion in Greece.
Egyptian mummies are juxtaposed with Hellenistic funerary sculpture, a Cycladic
figurine with a Japanese dance mask, and so on throughout the book, the cultures and centuries mixed to show basic similarities in the making of art and entice the general reader to visit.
Variety Cruises is offering savings of up to USD750 per person on three cruise programs to the Aegean and Cycladic
Two shareholders, Principle Capital and Cycladic
, had been campaigning for the removal of the pair citing concerns over the group's "unsatisfactory" performance, a badly-managed strategic review, and a lack of credibility among investors.
The Museum of Cycladic
Art which has one of the world's finest collection of marble figures.
The exhibition reaches its crescendo in a large upper gallery with the full set of Igor Stravinsky's Oedipus Rex (conducted by Seiji Ozawa in Japan in 1992), for which Taymor designed huge head-masks and sentinels inspired by Cycladic
sculpture, the scarred surfaces and severely simplified shapes of which are also reminiscent of ancient Japanese Haniwa figures.
Krzyszkowska puzzlingly relates that some plundered unexcavated Cycladic
objects lack "a secure provenance"; but she mentions other similarly plundered objects as if they have a secure provenience: what distinguishes them?
Marble vases, figurines and pottery dating from the early Bronze Age show that the city had a Cycladic
culture in the third millennium.
Civilizations viewed through their arts include the Cycladic
, Minoan, Mycenaean and Etruscan, as well as Greece and Rome.
Travelers then continue on to Cycladic
Island hopping for the remaining six-nights stay.
The project will connect three Cycladic
islands Mykonos, Paros and Syros directly to mainland Lavrion, located in the southeastern coast of Attica, Greece.