Eye Spy Game: The Human Position

In many of the works of art in The Human Position: Old Master Works from the Collectionan incredible number of elements create the entire scene, many of which may go unnoticed at first glance. In this interactive “gallery eye spy,” we invite you to look and look again. 

Learn even more at How Do You Look?, an initiative to promote visual literacy, sponsored by the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University in cooperation with Duke Libraries. Funds for the project were generously provided by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

An example to get you started: Find a toppled gold statue.

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Click for hints below.

 

An owl in a tree stump

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A lobster on a globe

lobster

 

A biting snake 

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Eagle feasting on liver

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Eyes in a bowl

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A head on a platter

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 A gold armband

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A broken wagon wheel 

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A cat as the mouth of hell

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A crown of thorns on cloth

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