Yuki-Onna by Melissa Morgan
Though scientific discoveries and technology shape our perception and beliefs, Western society’s classical foundations have survived well into the Internet era. Archetypes from Greco-Roman and Judeo-Christian mythology influence the kinds of stories we tell about ourselves and each other — both in interpersonal interactions and in the media. On July 14, Modern Eden in San Francisco will open “Myth,” an international group show at allows a diverse line-up of artists to interpret the myths of their choice. From Persephone to King Midas, both obscure and familiar mythological characters will be stylized according to each artist’s imagination.
The complete line-up of artists includes: Erika Sanada, Steven Suiter, Cory Benhatzel, Lacey Bryant, Daisy Church, MAM, Yosiell Lorenzo, Layil Umbralux, Lucy Hillenbrand, Courtney Blazon, Joseph Kelly, David Camisa, Jaclyn Alderete, Corey Urlacher, Christine Benjamin, Patrushka, Peter Breese, Prunelle, Kim Gordon, Preston Thomas, Catherine Moore, Steve Belmarsh, Michelle Waters, Jeff Felker, Cody Seekins, Marisa Ware, Karyn Crisis, Kim Larson, Carisa Swenson, Kristin Forbes-Mullane, Peter Adamyan, Vahge, Mary Syring, Sean Sczepanik, Jessi Kempin, Sheri Jurnecka, Karmene K-P Hassell, Zofia Bogusz, Monty Guy, Lee Harvey Roswell, GAFAS, Kieran Collins, Cody Vrosh, Sarah Vanphravong, Ryan Gannon, Emilio Villalba, Melissa Morgan, Sergio Lopez, Marcos LaFarga, Erika Sanada and Cayetano G. Valenzuela. Take a look at some images courtesy of Modern Eden.
Persephone by Patrushka
Icarus by David Camisa
Midas by Vahge
The Language of Birds by Cory Benhatzel
Lamb by Cayetano G. Valenzuela
Shield of Purity by Kristin Forbes-Mullane