Quick reminder that we think of ancient Greek sculpture and architecture as being white and undecorated and austere not because they were intended that way but because over the course of two thousand years the paint wore off
@noelle I'm sure that I read in an art gallery somewhere that the Victorians who dug them up liked the idea of having them be white and undecorated so much that they bloody powerwashed them after digging them out of the ground.
@stolas oh, that's absolutely true too
@noelle And the paint choices we've reconstructed gave modern day kitsch a run for its money.
@noelle Don't you think it's time they were repainted? I for one think we should keep our ancient artifacts in good repair.
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