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Flying Too Close to the Sun: Myths in Art from Classical to Contemporary

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Flying Too Close to the Sun: Myths in Art from Classical to Contemporary - Cahill, James
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The first major survey to reveal the ways in which Classical mythology has inspired art throughout the last 2,500 years From the films of Woody Allen and the Coen Brothers to Margaret Atwood's books and Arcade Fire's songs, Classical Greek and Roman myths continue to be a source of cultural inspiration. The struggles of heroes, both triumphant and tragic, with gods, monsters, and fate, exert a particular grip on our imagination. Visual artists have long expressed and reworked these foundational stories. This is the first ...

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Flying Too Close to the Sun: Myths in Art from Classical to Contemporary 2018, Phaidon Press Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780714875231

Hardcover