Art Tuesday - Greek Mythological Sculpture

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Art Tuesday - Greek Mythological Sculpture

Tuesday, Apr 17 2012 by kjfitz
With the rediscovery of classical antiquity in Renaissance, the poetry of Ovid became a major influence on the imagination of poets and artists and remained a fundamental influence on the diffusion and perception of Greek mythology through subsequent centuries. From the early years of Renaissance, artists portrayed subjects from Greek mythology alongside more conventional Christian themes.