Venus Reimagined as the New Divine Feminine – Art Exhibit at Shakespeare's Fulcrum

Venus Reimagined as the New Divine Feminine – Art Exhibit at Shakespeare’s Fulcrum

Who is Venus? She is a symbol that holds great power, from ancient antiquity to the postmodern world. Reigning as the goddess of love in Roman mythology, Venus also represents sex, beauty, fertility, along with victory and even prostitution.  Perhaps the most famous image of Venus that we are all familiar with is one depicted in Boticelli’s Birth of Venus, with the goddess gracefully emerging from the sea naked with locks flowing, on a clam shell. The image of this goddess of love and beauty has been celebrated and depicted in various forms over the centuries in literature, paintings, and […]