Date of Award
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Art History and University Honors
Praxiteles (active 4th century B.C.). Aphrodite of Cnidus, Aphrodite (Greek deity) -- Art, Greek sculpture, Female nude in art, Sex in art
This paper explores the sexuality and femininity of the fourth century BCE sculpture called the Aphrodite of Knidos by Praxiteles, and how this sculpture broke away from rigid old traditions and started new, positive ones regarding the nude female form.
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Buell, Krista, "Aphrodite of Knidos, Trendsetter: Depictions of the Female Nude and Sexuality in Ancient Greek Sculpture" (2016). University Honors Theses. Paper 252.