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New Image Painting

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

A vague term applied since the late 1970s to the work of certain painters who employ a strident figurative style, often with cartoon-like imagery and abrasive handling owing something to...

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Arminius in National Socialism

Martin M. Winkler.

in Arminius the Liberator

December 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical History. 15607 words.

Arminius’ importance in this period has long been controversial. This chapter offers a new evaluation of multiple evidence and argues that the Liberator myth was more prominent than often...

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Gods in Apulia

Jan N. Bremmer and Andrew Erskine.

in The Gods of Ancient Greece

July 2010; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religion in the Ancient World. 4877 words.

The richest body of evidence for perceptions of the gods in Apulia consists of local figure decorated pottery made between about 430 and 300 BC. Though Greek in style, the vast majority of...

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Ruins and Reputations

Sam Smiles.

in Tombs of the Ancient Poets

September 2018; p ublished online October 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical Literature. 6332 words.

This chapter explores how poetic inspiration, centred around the tombs of ancient poets, can be expressed through the material idiom of painting. It approaches the ‘tomb of Virgil’ through...

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Images of Statues in Other Media

Eric M. Moormann.

in The Oxford Handbook of Roman Sculpture

March 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Classical Art and Architecture. 6953 words.

Representations of statues were often included in other artistic media, such as mural paintings, glyptic art, coins, mosaics, and tableware. While these representations do not constitute...

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