– six word story (via nothinglikeusz)
From the series You Are What You Eat, A Troubled Kid, 2013
Diasec, 60 x 90 cm., Limited edition of 7
Represented @ Life as a Work of Art
Fifteen Pairs of Hands - 1996.
Aurore de La Morinerie
School Girls, Nguyen Thanh Binh, 2010, Vietnam
Apollo and Daphne
Jakob Auer (ca. 1645 - 1706)
Vienna, before 1688
In his Metamorphoses, Ovid tells of the nymph Daphne, who eluded the desires of the sun god Apollo by turning herself into a laurel tree (Greek daphne, laurel).
The two-figure group depicts the beginning of this transformation. In travel reports from the Baroque period, this virtuoso piece of carving was already considered a major work of the Viennese imperial treasury.
Photo by © Andrea Tomas Prato
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