Sandro Boticelli's "The Birth of Venus", 1486, Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence. Most paintings of women during the middle Ages symbolize the Virgin Mary, showing her in a demure appearance with an angelic smile and covered head. So Botticelli's depiction of a beautiful goddess, not only an obvious symbol of pagan mythology but also painted as a nude was groundbreaking.

Sandro Boticelli's "The Birth of Venus", 1486, Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence. Most paintings of women during the middle Ages symbolize the Virgin Mary, showing her in a demure appearance with an angelic smile and covered head. So Botticelli's depiction of a beautiful goddess, not only an obvious symbol of pagan mythology but also painted as a nude was groundbreaking.

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Birth of Venus by Sandro Botticelli. They day before I left Florence, I sat in front of this painting and stared for a good two hours, reflecting on the year and a half I had spent in Florence. Some day, I will live there again.

Birth of Venus by Sandro Botticelli. They day before I left Florence, I sat in front of this painting and stared for a good two hours, reflecting on the year and a half I had spent in Florence. Some day, I will live there again.

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Odilon Redon: The Birth of Venus, 1912. - Google Search

Odilon Redon: The Birth of Venus, 1912. - Google Search

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Aphrodite - Ancient History Encyclopedia

Aphrodite - Ancient History Encyclopedia

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NOT ART | A R T N A U Digital collage by Mothanna Hussein, Hadi Alaeddin and Warsheh.

NOT ART | A R T N A U Digital collage by Mothanna Hussein, Hadi Alaeddin and Warsheh.

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Dante Gabriel Rossetti - Venus Verticordia [1863-68]

Dante Gabriel Rossetti - Venus Verticordia [1863-68]

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Venus - Sandro Botticelli.  Currently on show at the V&A Botticelli Reimagined exhibition

Venus - Sandro Botticelli. Currently on show at the V&A Botticelli Reimagined exhibition

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HOW TO BE A GODDESS EVERY DAY – 5 Inspiring Ways to Awaken and Enjoy Your Sacred Feminine Gifts

HOW TO BE A GODDESS EVERY DAY – 5 Inspiring Ways to Awaken and Enjoy Your Sacred Feminine Gifts

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Jean Michel Basquiat (1960-1988)** Jean-Michel Basquiat was een Amerikaans neo-expressionistisch (en van oorsprong graffiti)-kunstenaar. Zijn eerste solotentoonstelling in 1982 werd meteen een groot succes.Hij werkte enige tijd aan gezamenlijke schilderijen met zijn grote voorbeeld Andy Warhol. Verguisd en geliefd in de kunstwereld is Basquiat op zeer jonge leeftijd door een overdosis aan zijn einde gekomen

Jean Michel Basquiat (1960-1988)** Jean-Michel Basquiat was een Amerikaans neo-expressionistisch (en van oorsprong graffiti)-kunstenaar. Zijn eerste solotentoonstelling in 1982 werd meteen een groot succes.Hij werkte enige tijd aan gezamenlijke schilderijen met zijn grote voorbeeld Andy Warhol. Verguisd en geliefd in de kunstwereld is Basquiat op zeer jonge leeftijd door een overdosis aan zijn einde gekomen

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The Birth of Venus by William-Adolphe Bouguereau (1879).jpg

The Birth of Venus by William-Adolphe Bouguereau (1879).jpg

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