Reproductions in Watercolor & Ink

Cup of Phaistos / Middle Minoan 2,000 b.c.e.

Cup of Phaistos / Middle Minoan 2,000 b.c.e.

We suffer a cultural amnesia as to the meanings of these ancient images.  Reproducing them is a kind of meditation on their lost messages.

 

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Dogon Fish 3,200 b.c.e. / Reproduction in watercolor – 2013

 

Egyptian Holy Cow in Blue (Hathor) / Water Color & Ink – 2012

 

 

Persephone at the Gates of Hell Pre-occupied with a Narcissus Flower / From the Cup of Phaistos, middle-Minoan Crete – Watercolor & Ink (2013)

 

Middle-Minoan representation of Baubo, mid-wife frog goddess of subversive & dirty jokes; the only one who could make Demeter laugh when Persephone was abducted to the Underworld. Linoleum cut reproduction / 1999

Neolithic Owl Goddess (4,500 b.c.e.) / Linoleum cut reproduction (1999)

Lion Bird / Neolithic Chimera & Icon – Watercolor 2014