San Antonio Museum or Art

Curator's Choice: The Delights of Dionysos by Curator Jessica Powers

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Tuesday, August 5, 2014
6:00 p.m. – 6:25 p.m.

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Torso of Dionysos
Roman, 1st-2nd century A.D.
Marble; h. 33 1/2 in. (85.4 cm)
Gift of Gilbert M. Denman, Jr., 86.134.115 

Dionysos, god of wine, was a favorite subject for Roman artists.  Jessica Powers, Curator of Art of the Ancient Mediterranean World, presents two sculptures of the god and discusses how they draw on earlier Greek images.

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