DEFINING BEAUTY: THE BODY IN ANCIENT GREEK ART │ British Museum, London → 5 July 2015

Marble statue of a discus-thrower (discobolus) by Myron. Roman copy of a bronze Greek original of the 5th century BC.
Marble statue of a discus-thrower (discobolus) by Myron. Roman copy of a bronze Greek original of the 5th century BC.

(Posted 13 April 2015. The text is in an older version of Ñspel.)

“Xpirı̣ns ɖ briłns n dvrṣti v ênčnt Grīc āt in ɖs mêjr xibišn foc̣sñ on ɖ hymn bodi.

Fr senčriz ɖ ênčnt Grīcs xperimentd wɖ wez v reprizntñ ɖ hymn bodi, bʈ az an objct v byti n a berr v mīnñ.

Ɖ rmāc̣bl wrcs v āt in ɖ xibišn renj fṛm abstract simpliṣti v prīhistoric fiğrīnz t breʈtêkñ riylizm in ɖ êj v Alixandr ɖ Grt. Ɖz wrcs cntinyd t inspîr ātists fr hundṛdz v yirz, gvñ fwm t ʈt n šêpñ âr ôn pspšnz v ârslvz.

Ɖ čīf fwmz v byti r ōdr, siṃtri n clir dliniešn. (Aristotl)

In pwtreyñ îdiyl tîps v byti… y brñ tgɖr fṛm mni modlz ɖ most bytifl fīčrz v č (Socṛtīz)”

 MYZIYM WEBSAIT


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