CIVIC VIRTUE (Installation) – 2010
 



Three historical objects within the neoclassic canon selected to conceptually align post-revolutionary propaganda with the ontology of their objecthood.






Centre:


  • Marble Head of an Aphrodite


    A Roman "Aphrodite Euploia"
    On loan from The Allard Pierson Museum


    Circa 150 AD
    White marble



  • Left:


  • Bust of Man from the Republic Period (of Ancient Rome)

    A copy of the a Roman bust from 1st century BC *
    On loan from The Allard Pierson Museum

    19th century
    Plaster





























      * Plaster copies were produced on order for educational purposes throughout the 19th
      century and have since acquired independent
      value.






  • Right:


  • Empire Style Clock


    On loan from Bruens Juwelier & Antiquair


    French
    19th century