Mendacia Ridicula (The Wheel of Ixion)

Mendacia Ridicula (The Wheel of Ixion)


By: David Avery

Medium: etching
Year: 2018
Edition of 30
Image Size: 6 x 6 inches

One of four etchings the David Avery has based on Goltzius’ Four Disgracers. In keeping with Goltzius, who used fallen figures from classical Greek myths to comment on his 16th century rulers, Avery utilizes his images to reflect on some of our current curses of humanity. This one focuses on '“The fool absorbed by meaningless fame”.

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