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Lucas Samaras' Offerings from a Restless Soul   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Lucas Samaras at The Metropolitan Museum of Art February 24th, 2014 - September 1st, 2014
Posted 8/26/14
The path to the Lucas Samaras exhibition, , at the Metropolitan Museum proved to be a fortuitous one. It led me though the Greek and Roman Galleries, filled with remnants of classical art, works that undoubtedly inspired Samaras, a Greek-born artist who came to America in 1948. Two works stayed with me as I made my way to the Samaras show: the marble head of a youth, attributed to the Greek sculptor Polykleitos, with its strong muscular face, aquiline nose, and locks of hair carved carefully... [more]
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