The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greece: Masterworks from the British Museum

May 5, 2013 to October 6, 2013 | Chilton II and Focus I Galleries

"A pretty amazing collection of beautiful objects." —The Dallas Morning News
 

"See the most chiseled physiques in Dallas." —Gay List Daily

The Dallas Museum of Art presents The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greece: Masterworks from the British Museum, an internationally touring exhibition of more than 120 objects exploring the human form through exquisite artworks exclusively from the British Museum's famed collection of Greek and Roman sculpture. Iconic marble and bronze sculptures, vessels, funerary objects, and jewelry are among the treasures that explore the human form, some dating back to the second millenium B.C. In addition to the objects from the British Museum, the exhibition will also present a model of Ancient Olympia as it would have appeared around 100 B.C., prior to the Roman additions and alterations.

 

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Press

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The Dallas Morning News
The Dallas Morning News
FrontRow, D Magazine
Gay List Daily
The New York Times

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The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greece Postcard Book
$12.00
This postcard book contains ten postcards, each with a different image of an artwork in the exhibition.

 

Beauty, Love, and Death Postcard Book
$12.00
Centered on the themes of beauty, love, and death, this postcard book contains ten postcards, each with a different image of an artwork found in the exhibition

 

Sport and War Postcard Book
$12.00 
Centered on the themes of sport and war, this postcard book contains ten postcards, each with a different image of an artwork found in the exhibition.

 

The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greece Catalogue
$45.00
This catalogue accompanies The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greece: Masterworks from the British Museum, an internationally touring exhibition of more than 120 objects exploring the human form through exquisite artworks exclusively from the British Museum’s famed collection of Greek and Roman sculpture