This is part of Louvre Photo Safaris, a series that focuses on details found in Louvre artworks around various themes, with the aim of looking at everything differently.
It is astonishing how objects as static as statues can suggest movement so powerfully. Walking through the palatial galleries of the Sully wing of the Louvre, I had to remind myself that the dancing women and flying angels that peopled the vitrines were as still as stone.
These lyrical statues begged me to move myself, as I examined them from every angle to see how they changed at each perspective. They played with the sunshine pouring into the galleries and the reflections of the gold decorations on the former royal palace's walls.
Movement, as found in Greek and Roman statuary from Antiquity:
Musée du Louvre (Sully wing, first floor)
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