Like many Greek myths, the story of Persephone's descent into the realm of Hades, and her emergence from it, has resonances in contemporary arts, most especially the notion of death and rebirth.
Sculptor Gian Lorenzo Bernini created one of the most lifelike marble sculptures of the 17th century — The Rape of Proserpina. Take a look at it in detail.
The Rape of Proserpina The Rape of Proserpina (Italian: Ratto di Proserpina ) is a large Baroque marble sculptural group by Italian artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini, executed between 1621 and
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At first glance, Georges-Pierre Seurat's A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte seems a warm portrait of a sunny day in a lovely park. But a closer look at the Neo-Impressionist's most famous work reveals much more.