Olympus HAS FALLEN

THIS GALLERY WILL INCLUDE MYTHICAL ART PIECES THAT DESCRIBE AND DEPICT THE GREAT MYTHS OF GREEK CIVILIZATION. UNTOLD AND TOLD STORIES OF GREAT GREEK GODS THAT BATTLED THOSE THAT RESIDE FROM OLYMPUS AND ART WORK THAT RESEMBLE AND DEPICTS GREEK SOCIETY. THE GALLERY WILL CONSIST OF PHOTOGRAPHS AND OIL PAINTINGS THAT WERE CREATED ON TIME-LINE FROM PAST TO PRESENT, MEDIEVAL TIMES TO POP ARTISTIC CULTURE IN ITALY. THE GALLERIES PERSPECTIVE COLOR SCHEME WILL DEAL WITH LIGHT/DARK COLORS WITH SOME ART PIECES THAT CONSIST OF FORMAL SPATIAL ELEMENTS AND PERSPECTIVE ILLUSIONS. 

The art sculpture of Mithras Slaying the Bull. This photo dates back to the times of 150-200 AD.The slaying of the bull is a Roman Deity of Mithras which was an underground cave. This art piece was believed to be a replication of Roman Greek Christianity. The photo shows a young man slaying a bull and a snake beneath the bull and a pig. Which is believed in greek mythology that hades turned into the snake to manipulate others into creating sin.
The great temple of Athena Nike is believed to be the temple that stood on the steep bastion of the south west corner of Acropolis. This photo goes with the my theme of greek civilization and greek art that depict greek gods due to the title of art and it displaying a greek temple created in representation of ancient greek times.
The discovery of relief of gods was added to gallery merely due its relevance and relation to Greek Civilization. This photo was created by Tombazis Nikolaos that speaks on the relief of the gods. The artifact was discovered in 1958. This artifact inspires the Greek, Roman, sculptures of a priceless time.
Allegorie Aux Sports is an oil panting that shows the creation of the Olympics. This painting is relevant due to its correlation and creation of the olympics from ancient Greek Gods that is believed to derive from Mount Olympus. This painting shows modern civilization mixed with ancient roman greek times.
The Head of Athena from the metope falls into pure retrospect of my gallery due to the depiction and representation of a Greek God. Athena was a Greek Warrior Goddess. The stylistic and detrimental detail put into the carving of this sculpture says that it was created in mid 100's before christ.
This drawing depicts the love story of Idas and Marpessa. It is titled Apollo fighting with Idas for Marpessa due the story Idas myth of Love with one another. These two characters Idas and Marpessa proved that love is eternal and could not be conquered by Apollos sword, power and glory. Marpessa was chosen to choose between her husband and a mortal God. This photo falls into the theme of my Gallery because it tells the perfect Greek Myth between human and Greek God.
The Genii Loci II is located in the Greek Civilization Museum. I chose this portrait because it depicts the city where the city of neighborhood greek civilization was sacrificed for the Roman imperial cults of the Roman Empire. This portrait depicts the mythical story of Roman Greek Empire. The portrait displays 3-D illusions of the city being farther in distance.
This painting shows the infant God Bacchus that born from Jupiters seduction of princess Semele. It is said that Bacchus was transported by Mercury to Nysa for safety from Jono's rage. It also shows the depiction of Greek God Zeus falling in love with Semele the daughter of Cadmus and Harmonia. This painting fits the gallery due to its relevance with Greek Myth.
The Black-figure Panathenaic amphora with Athena is a large ceramic vessel that is believed to had contained the olive oil from Panathenaic Games. It waas said to be provided by the Greek Goddes Athena at Akademia. This art piece is relevant to my gallery due to its relation with Greek Goddess Athena and the Mythical story behind the artifact.
The Marine Gods Paying Homage to Love shows many Greek Gods expressing and paying homage to love. In this painting it depicts the Greek God Zeus, Poseidon, Eros and many more. This painting is supposedly created to depict the Greek Gods Love from the vision of Francesco Colonnas.
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