The Classic Beauty of Greek Garden Statues

Hebe, the Goddess of Youth SculptureArtistic beauty comes in many forms and its recognition ultimately depends upon who is looking. Garden statuary that looks breathtaking and gorgeous to one might be viewed as being hideous by another. Nevertheless, some themes and objets d'art are regarded for their enduring beauty by people from every background. Pieces that look beautiful no matter what the era is or where they are placed are often referred to as being "classic". Paintings by Renaissance greats, beautiful music that withstands the test of time, and all works of art that continue to be recognized for their beauty as the centuries crawl by are truly classic in nature.

Among classic artwork, no theme might encapsulate classic appeal better than Greek-themed sculptures. The ancient Greeks were one of the first great civilizations in Europe and their influence can still be heard in many of the words that are used and seen in architecture that graces many buildings in North America. However, the artistic legacy of the Greeks is most readily experienced in the gardens of homes, hotels, and fine restaurants in the form of beautiful statues. Outdoor garden sculptures of Greek deities such as Hebe, the Goddess of Youth or Thalia, Muse of the Garden always add a serious touch of classic beauty wherever they are shown.

Find these and other beautiful, classic statuary at Design Toscano.

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