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Dionysus, Rock & Wine, Archetype of Eternal Youth

Worshipped by the women of Greece, Greek God Dionysus was celebrated to mark the beginning of spring with new wine. Dionysus is also associated with the eternal adolescent, most notably with the hippie movement of the 1960s and ''personified by the rock star and the rock culture''. Rock stars such as Jim Morrison of The Doors and Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones and later by David Bowie, Prince & Michael Jackson. Dionysus is often portrayed as a youthful man wearing a wreath of vine leaves. (Gods in Everyman by Jean Shinoba Bolen, MD).

Dionysus, God of Wine and Ecstasy - Mystic, Lover, Wanderer

In Jungian theory, archetypes of human nature identify patterns of thoughts and behaviour of modern men with gods from Ancient Greece. The series Beyond Mythology, the Myths of Nature pays tribute to the natural world through the Gods & Goddesses of Greek Mythology, which contributed to an understanding of the laws of the universe, humanity, and our world.

Join me into my world of magic and fantasy where Greek Mythology and the Natural World intertwine, a fusion of images created to bring harmony and celebrate the beauty of our natural world through mythology. The series Beyond Mythology, the Myths of Nature will be showcased from 11 until 26 June 2022 in the most suitable venue where Art meets Nature at Villa Carlotta in Lake Como, whose cultural heritage is unique for its fusion of history, art and nature to Love Art is to Love Nature.

The exhibition is organized by Tablinum Cultural Management in Bellagio, whose innovative strategies are designed to combine traditional artistic knowledge with the complexity of the changes taking place in today’s cultural world, together with the support of the Canadian Council for the Arts, Canada’s public art funder, which contributes to the vibrancy of creative and diverse arts and literary scene - Bringing Arts to Life - through grants to Canadian artists & arts organizations.

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