Greek mythology

Rachel Smythe’s insanely popular webcomic now turned graphic novel (and future Netflix animated series), Lore Olympus, is a recent iteration of this trend – one that combines both the art of…
Artists have long explored human feelings through a variety of media and perspectives. Love and anger, opposite as well as complementary forces, provide us with some of the most captivating examples…
The caduceus, constantly mistaken for the Rod of Asclepius, has been wrongly used as a medical symbol for a little over one hundred years. Although they are often used interchangeably in contemporary…
Sando Botticelli’s Primavera, or Allegory of Spring, while pleasant to look at, conceals a complex meaning that, even to this day, scholars are still not in agreement about

Can the visual arts capture movement in stillness? This slideshow traces the representation of dance, particularly of…

How an idealized visual representation of the male form that originated in Ancient Greece has survived more or less intact until today
The embodiment of classical femininity, the goddess Venus has taken many forms throughout art history.
Underneath the veneer of classical beauty and harmony, Antonio Canova was a great innovator who modernized sculpture.