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Cycladic Virtual Tour

A collaboration with the Hellenic - American Chamber of Commerce

Cycladic Virtual Tour

In collaboration with the Hellenic-American Chamber of Commerce and the Museum of Cycladic Art in Athens, Greece, we invite you to join us for the first virtual tour of the Museum of Cycladic Art with Greek prehistoric archaeologist Metaxia Routsi.

The Museum of Cycladic Art houses one of the most complete private collections of Cycladic art worldwide, with representative examples of figurines and vases, tools, weapons, and pottery from all phases of the distinctive Cycladic island culture that flourished in the central Aegean during the Early Bronze Age (third millennium BC). 

The Virtual Tour will take place Saturday, November 21st from 1:30 - 2:30 PM EST. 

The Collection of Cycladic Art

The Museum of Cycladic Art houses one of the most complete private collections of Cycladic art worldwide, with representative examples of figurines and vases, tools, weapons, and pottery from all phases of the distinctive Cycladic island culture that flourished in the central Aegean during the Early Bronze Age (third millennium BC).

Marble carving is the most characteristic product of Cycladic culture, and the abstract forms of its figurines have influenced several twentieth and twenty-first century artists, such as Constantin Brancusi, Amedeo Modigliani, Alberto Giacometti, Barbara Hepworth, Henry Moore, and Ai Weiwei.

Although Cycladic marble figurines and vases appeal to the modern viewer for their almost translucent whiteness, their creators loved colour and used it liberally on these objects for both practical and symbolic reasons.

With the collaboration

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