Wednesday, April 13, 2011

You Killed My Snake....

Ever since first seeing it in an Art History course way back when, I've always been fascinated by the statue of Laocoön and His Sons. The Trojan priest's grisly fate is a powerful image of contortion and horror. I know I'm not the only one, as several artists sought to redo the statue with the broken bits repaired. Some came pretty close, but no one captured the agony quite like the sculptors who crafted the original.

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