Love without limits

These works of various time period, cultures, and mediums were all chosen because they have one thing in common; they symbolize love. Whether it  is love of oneself, love for another, or love for ones country. Love has no limits; it can be understood across the world. It is the most powerful deity of all. 

Auguste Rodin's sculpture was chosen for this exhibition because of its representation of a love filled with passion and nobility. It is based on a love story that ends in tragedy.
This is a 13th century Indian sculpture carved from ferruginous stone. This couple is a representation of iconic figures or gods joined together in a union of divinity.
This British photograph, dating back to 1865, was chosen for this exhibition because of the obvious love this mother has for her child. It is clear through her expression, the way she is holding the child close to her. A mothers love is a said to be the strongest love.
This photograph was selected for this exhibition because it represents an entire different kind of love; a love that brings an entire group of people together. That love is patriotic love; love for ones country.
This sculpture was chosen for this exhibition simply for the presence of the deity of love; Cupid.
This mythic couple, painted by Jacques-Louis David, were chosen for this exhibition because of their ill-fated, but beautiful, love story.
This piece was selected because of its obvious erotic and sensual implications.The figure on the left seems to be whispering in the ear of the young Cupid, corrupting him with the details of love and desire.
This 1950's photograph was chosen because of its playful, leisurely depiction of life and love during this time period. These lovers seem to not have a care in the world while they dance.
This sculpture of the iconic Marilyn Monroe was chosen because of her influence on American society. She became a popular symbol of love, sex, and lifestyle during the 1950's.
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