Tag Archives: Ancient Sculpture

It seems equally intuitive to align Classicism with Classical sculpture, as it is to investigate Classicism in contemporary art almost exclusively through the appropriation and transformation of Classical sculpture. Two recent, multifaceted projects – Liquid Antiquity and Modern Classicisms – which aim at bringing artists and Classicists together, are both grounded in this reactivating of […]

Slightly less than a year ago the 9th Liverpool Biennial opened and one of its venues – Tate Liverpool – was not only populated by newly commissioned contemporary artworks, but also the figures of Classical sculptures. Tomorrow I will be visiting Liverpool for the weekend and I will be posting about my search not only […]