Venus de Milo


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Venus de Milo

armless statue of pulchritudinous goddess. [Gk. Art: Brewer Dictionary, 1126]

Venus de Milo

classic sculpture, discovered in 1820 with arms missing. [Gk. Art: Brewer Dictionary]

Venus de Milo

half-naked marble Aphrodite. [Gk. Art: Os-borne, 1184]
See: Nudity
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But everybody knew how perfect an instrument her voice was; and there was no display of anger, but only of horror and dismay, the sort of dismay which men would have felt if they had witnessed the catastrophe that broke the arms of the Venus de Milo.
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Committee member Coun Peter Douglas Osborn (Con Weoley), who is the council's heritage champion, likened the proposal to "putting a mini skirt on the Venus de Milo" and voted against.
En s'appuyant sur des temoignages divers, cet article demontrera de quelle facon le theme poetique de Venus de Milo incarne une facon de voir, et de lire, l'observation visuelle precedant souvent l'expression linguistique.
Touch a screen and glory in Bill "Bojangles" Robinson tap-dancing in his famous number "Doin' the New Low-Down." Feast your lusty eyes on muscle-man displays, eccentric dancers, male and female impersonators, choreographed dog troupes--not to mention dancer and diver Annette Kellerman, whose measurements, compared with those of the Venus de Milo and the goddess Diana, "almost surpass belief" (according to a postcard).
He is best remembered for the acquisition of the Venus de Milo for France, yet he was a keen scientist, botanist and explorer.
Corthron's latest, "The Venus de Milo Is Armed," clearly shocked a good percentage of the audience.
Some of the world's most famous sculpture, including the Venus de Milo, is housed in this collection.
Among them was former actor Robin Aubert's Lila, a gripping, well-written and beautifully acted love story set in the rough world of street punks; Quebec City-based Jeremy Peter Allen's Requiem contre un plafond, a very funny comedy about suicide and bad cellists starring Yves Jacques at his manic best; Jean-Francois Monette's sensible exploration of a young man's coming to terms with his emerging homosexuality in Take-Out; former rock musician Michel Gatignol's brilliantly whimsical La Venus de Milo ne peutpas se faire plaisir, a very funny explanation as to why the Venus de Milo statue lost its arms; and animator's Claude Cloutier's extraordinary Do Big Bang a mardi mat-in, an engaging and imaginative account of man's evolution, from protozoa to stuck-in-traffic businessman.
?Por ahi estas, Venus de Milo? Tu manqueas apenas, pululando entranada en los brazos plenarios de la existencia, de esta existencia que todaviiza perenne imperfeccion.
The Venus de Milo on the right was engendered by a fortuitous double image seen on a common box of Venus de Milo-brand coloring pencils.
Many Gettygoers seem to feel they must check off van Gogh's Irises or James Ensor's Christ's Entry into Brussels in 1889 on their life lists, just as Louvre visitors head for The Venus de Milo or travelers to the Prado seek out Picasso's Guernica.