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Greek games

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Ganymede from an Attic red-figure bell-krater, ca. 500–490 BC. And ye Megarians, at Nisæa dwelling, Expert at rowing, mariners excelling, Be happy ever! for with honours due Th’ Athenian Diocles, to friendship true Ye celebrate. With the first blush of spring The youth surround his tomb: there who shall bring The sweetest kiss, whose lip […]

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Achilles by Barry JC Purves

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I wondered how to focus on the relationship between Achilles and Patroclus without the others getting in the way. This intense physical relationship developed into the focus of the film, rather than any more Harryhausenesque aspects of the Greek myths. Intimacy had not really been treated seriously with puppets… Barry JC Purves Several people seemed […]

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Weekend links 33

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Blue Sky Noise (2010) by Esao Andrews. • Franz Xaver Messerschmidt is the first exhibition in the United States devoted exclusively to the 18th-century sculptor. Related: an earlier post about the artist’s work. • How are the team behind War Horse planning to follow up their smash hit? With a gay love story performed by […]

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