Love In Hell: Contemporary Artists Reflect on Orpheus and Eurydice
The great archetype for poets, musicians, artists, and lovers in Orpheus, the ancient Greek shaman, singer, and lover. Orpheus sang the world's sorrow and the world's beauty with such singular intensity that forests and beasts followed. He sang the passionate extremity of devotion for his beloved spouse Eurydice and the grief he felt over her death with such art and feeling that the very power of death was defeated. The artists in the exhibition reflect on Orpheus and Eurydice. Exhibition held in the Street Level Gallery space.