The Timepiece of Humanity/Star Vengeance
Stephen Lauf

Art that can be construed as supporting LGBTQ+ rights
22 April 1778   Wednesday
23-24 y.o. Francesco Piranesi 1782
Collezione delle piu belle statue di Roma

Group of Cupid and Psyche, which is kept in the Capitoline Museum.
To Mr. M. Retzuis, Councilor Clulico, in the Service of His Majesty the King of Sweden.
Great lover of the fine arts and antiquities.
Francesco Piranesi D.D.D.
Tommaso Piroli drawn     Francesco Piranesi engraved for His Majesty the King of Poland 1782.

22 April 2023   Saturday

Excerpt from an email received today:

"At the exhibition we would like to reproduce the image of the male figure with which you describe the mechanism of The Timepiece of Humanity and present an audio version of your text. This image together with the architecture of the exhibition will be able to better present the different projects of the artists and to unify them conceptually."

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