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New Exhibit From Devendra Banhart Inspired by Mythology

Devendra Banhart’s exhibit, The Grief I Have Caused You, is on view by appointment at Nicodim Gallery, 1700 S. Santa Fe, downtown L.A., through March 20; nicodimgallery.com. LA Weekly describes the exhibit: “From the Paris conjuring salons of Madame Blavatsky, to automatic…

Mythología Exhibition Opens at Loyola Marymount University

μνθολογια [mythología], a student exhibition, inspired by a theme of mythology and fantasy, has opened at the Thomas P. Kelly, Jr. Student Art Gallery at Loyola Marymount University. Pulling from Guatemalan folklore, Chinese, Greek and Norse mythology, among others, the…

‘Valley of Gods’ Explores Navajo Mythology

“I’m always interested in ancient societies and mythologies. I’m interested in archetypes. I’m interested in what is the underlying foundation of us humans and the juxtaposition of this with what is offered today and how bastardized versions of the myths…

Persephone

PERSEPHONE Double Album by WENDY RULE Persephone, the new double-album from Australian visionary songstress Wendy Rule is a beautifully evocative retelling of the Ancient Greek myth of the Goddess Persephone’s descent into the Underworld and the subsequent grief of her…

Mythic Imagination Institute

The purpose of Mythic Imagination Institute is to reunite people, primarily through art and immersion, to the accumulated wisdom of humankind that lives in stories and mythology and thereby to: • Encourage creative response and imagination • Help to make…

World Myths and Legends in Art

The Minneapolis Institute of the Arts offers an online resource for teachers, drawing together works of art inspired by mythology from around the world. For each piece they provide background information and discussion questions. From the site: “Myths are stories…

The Ovid Project: Metamorphosing the Metamorphoses

The importance of such classical authors as Ovid to the art, music, and literature of western civilization is legendary, yet many are not familiar with the original works that have provided this inspiration. The University of Vermont’s rare book department…

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