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A WORK IN PROGRESS My homage to the mythology surrounding Apollo and Ancient Delphi is a labour of love. If I had worked it out on paper before painting, in the traditional method, I imagine it would have taken much less time to complete. Instead it is an organic painting that grew into what it […]
Ancient Delphi Brought Back to Life Through Apollo Oils on Linen 140 X 140 cm 2008/2018 Artists©Shaun Herron “Shaun Herron’s painting of Delphi is multi-leveled and intense. Nebulous figures, like divine spirits, float above the oracular temple, as if they formed part of some vision, adding considerably to the overall illusionary effect. The scene could represent […]
ORIENTATION Present day ruins of the Temple of Apollo at Delphi. Taken from Google. My own photos are long lost. In it’s prime, once inside the sanctuary, The Sacred Way, bristling with hundreds of votive offering statues led the visitor past war monuments and treasure houses up a ramp to the Temple of Apollo. Reconstruction […]