Gods in color polychromy in the ancient world thanks to modern science we can discover what pigments were used and how these sculptures would have originally looked gods in color presents reconstructions of well known sculptural works from ancient greece and rome to uncover their original colors and uncover the spirit of classical . Gods in color is for dedicated admirers of the art of western antiquity the long standing assumption that pristine white defined ancient greek and roman sculpture and architecture has been thoroughly disproven through careful analysis of residual pigmentation. Gods in color polychromy in the ancient world will offer an astonishing look at classical sculpture swathed in their original vibrant colors questioning the perception of an all white classical ideal ancient sculpture and architecture from greece and rome will be revealed as intended . An enduring scholarly record gods in color reveals how ancient sculpture is incomplete without color white or monochrome sculpture an inherited notion of the classical ideal would have been as strange to the ancients as these color reconstructions might seem to us today. Gods in color polychromy in the ancient world october 28 2017 january 7 2018 legion of honor lincoln park 100 34th avenue san francisco ca 94121 i showed you mine now show me yours share your city town suburb you name it think of this as a photography hop that lets you share your part of the world and lets you travel virtually
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