From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
Venus is the second-closest planet to the Sun.
Venus may also refer to:
- Venus (mythology), the Roman goddess of love, in Greek mythology known as Aphrodite
- Venus symbol (♀) (disambiguation page)
- Venus Williams, professional tennis player
- Venus, an alias for Angelica Costello, a pornographic actress
- Venus Terzo, an actress
- The so-called Hottentot Venus, Saartjie Baartman
- Venus, Florida, a town in the United States
- Venus, Texas, a town in the United States
- Venus, Romania, a resort in Romania
- Venus (genus), a genus of clams in the bivalve mollusc family Veneridae
- VENUS (Victoria Experimental Network Under the Sea), an oceanographic observatory near Victoria, B.C., Canada
- Venus Flytrap (Dionaea muscipula), a carnivorous plant
- a Yellow fluorescent protein, a yellow Green fluorescent protein derivative
Arts and entertainment
Paintings and sculptures
- Rokeby Venus, a painting by the Spanish artist Velázquez
- Venus (mural), 10-story-high painting by New York artist Knox Martin
- The Birth of Venus (Botticelli), a famous painting
- Venus de Milo, an ancient Greek statue
- Venus figurines, group of prehistoric objects
- Many artworks, not necessarily of the classical goddess, see the list in Venus (mythology)
- Venus of Mierlo, prehistoric engraving
- Venus of Willendorf, prehistoric statuette
- Venus (film), 2006 movie starring Peter O'Toole
- Venus (band), a Belgian pop group
- "Venus" (Frankie Avalon song)
- "Venus" (Low song)
- "Venus" (Shocking Blue song), notably covered by Bananarama
- "Venus" (Tackey and Tsubasa song)
- "Venus", a 2004 song by Air on their album Talkie Walkie
- "Venus", a track on Television's 1977 album Marquee Moon
- Venus, the Bringer of Peace, from Gustav Holst's The Planets
- Venus is the first full length album from Toledo, Ohio rock group We Are The Fury
- Venus is a single by The Feelers off their first album Supersystem
- "Venus" (Butthole Surfers song) is a song by the Butthole Surfers on their 2001 album, "Weird Revolution"
- Vénus, a 2008 album by Sheryfa Luna
- The Venus series, science fiction novels by Edgar Rice Burroughs
- Venus (novel), a novel in the series Grand Tour by Ben Bova
- Venus (Marvel Comics), the Marvel Comics character, based on the goddess Venus
- Venus (comic), a Wonder Woman pastiche from Big Bang Comics
- Venus (TMNT), the short-lived sister of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
- Venus A, a female mecha from the Great Mazinger manga and anime series
- Sailor Venus or Minako Aino, one of the Sailor Senshi from the anime/manga, Sailor Moon
- Venus, a nightclub singer from the game EarthBound
- Venus, the female ninja in the Uesugi clan in Devil Kings whose name is only Kasuga, and Venus is her Devil Kings name
- Venus Flytrap (WKRP in Cincinnati), the on-air name of a disc jockey in the television situation comedy WKRP in Cincinnati
- Venus, a glamorous doctor of French origin on Fireball XL5
- HMS Venus, the name of five ships of the Royal Navy (1758 - 1972).
- USS Venus, a Crater class cargo ship of the United States Navy.
- Vénus, a corvette of the French Navy, launched in 1794.
- Venus, Junon class frigate of the French Navy, launched in 1806.
- Template:MV, a Dutch coaster launched in 1939.
- LG Venus (VX8800), a Verizon mobile phone manufactured by LG Electronics
- VENUS Engine, an image processing system used in Panasonic digital cameras
- Venus Swimwear, online and catalog retailer of women's clothing and swimwear
- Venus Bucureşti, a defunct Romanian football team
- A street name of the drug 2C-B
- venous, blood vessels
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