Winged Victory


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, in Greek religion and mythology, goddess of victory, daughter of Pallas and Styx. Often an attendant of Zeus or Athena, she also presided over all contests, athletic as well as military.
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That was when the movers -- not just any movers, but skilled movers specialising in works of art -- were taking the Winged Victory away for restoration, a six-month process that's going to cost upwards of e1/41 million.
LANDMARK The Winged Victory memorial opposite Walker Park
She does not see herself in the statue but knows that "who I am is there." "We're Through (Winged Victory)" speaks to the person standing before her, looking at her, staring at her obsessively yet doesn't seem to care that she has no head.
The Winged Victory ensemble used several keyboards, electric guitar and a string trio of violin, viola and cello to create their particular soundscape, which tended to stick to a triadic formula in the major mode.
One of the most persistent images for Western art and its presumed classical Greek heritage is "The Winged Victory." It is a breathtaking stance, of exaltation, as if mounted on a ship's bow.
Moss Hart's Winged Victory opens on Broadway with a cast of hundreds, most of them active servicemen.
They won the Bruce Shield and the Winged Victory trophy.
Nearly everything, including the massive Winged Victory of Samothrace, had been shipped to country estates; the Mona Lisa escaped in a humidity-controlled ambulance, swathed in red satin.
In 1863, the French archeologist Charles Champoiseau unearthed on the Greek island of Samothrace the most famous classical statue of a Nike, known now as the "Winged Victory of Samothrace." Placed in the hall of classical statuary in the Louvre in 1867, her forceful stride, clinging drapery, and dynamic wings dramatically affected the public's conception of the image of victory, and surely provided Dore with a model for his own battlefield goddess.
One of the most famous statues from classical antiquity is the "Winged Victory [Gk.
Her gilded sculpture is a winged palm figure, based conceptually on The Winged Victory of Samothrace, and is intended to be evocative of the Biblical Tree of Life.
Marinetti, the poet and prophet of futurism, pronounced roaring cars to be of greater beauty than The Winged Victory and called on Italian artists to celebrate the mechanised new urban world that had sprung up in the 20th century's first decade.