Free and strong enough

The Winged Victory of Samothrace, also called the Nike of Samothrace
It is a marble hellenistic sculpture of Nike (the greek goddess of victory).
This masterpiece was created about 22 centuries ago.
For many many years it has had a prominently displayed at the Louvre.
Probably one of the most celebrated sculptures in the world.
Described as “the greatest masterpiece of hellenistic sculptures.
One of a small number of major hellenistic statues,
which survived in the original, rather than roman copies.

Daily prompt “Heal“.

In the heart of Paris, perhaps as a symbol of our freedom to life.
Bombs and terrorizing creates grief and wounds.
These wounds heal as remembrance “tattoos” on our body of community.
Signs that they can’t beat our freedom to death.
Whether it’s Indonesia, Kenya, Paris, Berlin, Stockholm or elsewhere.

Liberté, égalité, fraternité, ou la mort.

7 tanker om “Free and strong enough

  1. This is really a masterpiece! The first time I could see it I was really excited and charmed, a kind of bewilderment. Very clever of you to take this statue as an emblem of freedom and strength. Compliments! 🙂

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