Phidias art links 


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Phidias: Athena Parthenos (copy), ca.450 B.C.
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[Greek Sculptor and Architect, 5th Century B.C.]

• Also known as:  Pheidias
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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History  

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
18 photographs of the Parthenon

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Musei Capitolini, Rome
Wounded Amazon, copy of an original by Fidia (Phidias)

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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Phidias at the The British Museum, London, UK

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  
Images of the Parthenon

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Columbia University Visual Media Center
Explore the acropolis in Athens, Greece, for which Phidias created some statuary (QuickTime)

Columbia University Visual Media Center
Explore the narrative and aesthetic significance of the Parthenon frieze

Great Buildings Online

The Modernist Journals Project
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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Phidias  
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Notable SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

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