Episode 3: Big Bronzes



Cleveland Museum of Art

There’s nothing like a full-bodied ancient Greek bronze nude to get the crowds to a museum. A visitor might even fall in love (speaking from personal experience—Riace Bronzes, here’s looking at you). We’ll focus on two of these very rare figures, found in US museums, but currently the subject of great debates of identification and international ownership.

More to see, read, and hear:

On the Getty Youth:

http://articles.latimes.com/print/2006/may/11/local/me-bronze11

http://lootingmatters.blogspot.com/2010/01/fano-athlete-new-revelations.html

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/16/arts/design/16bronze.html

http://lootingmatters.blogspot.com/2010/01/fano-athlete-legal-case-in-final-stages.html

http://articles.latimes.com/print/2010/feb/12/entertainment/la-et-getty-bronze12-2010feb12

http://www.ansa.it/web/notizie/rubriche/english/2010/04/21/visualizza_new.html_1765197591.html

http://articles.latimes.com/2012/may/04/entertainment/la-et-getty-bronze-ruling-20120504

On the Cleveland Apollo:

The Cleveland Apollo: New Comments

http://lootingmatters.blogspot.com/2008/01/will-cleveland-museum-of-art-be-next.html

http://www.cleveland.com/arts/index.ssf/2010/06/cleveland_museum_of_arts_apoll.html

http://lootingmatters.blogspot.com/2010/06/cleveland-apollo-german-connection.html

http://lootingmatters.blogspot.com/2010/06/cleveland-apollo-i-dont-know-who-theyre.html

M. Bennett, Praxiteles: The Cleveland Apollo (Cleveland, 2013)


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