TITLE

Masson's Pasiphae: Eros and the Unity of the Cosmos

AUTHOR(S)
Birmingham, Doris A.
PUB. DATE
June 1987
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Jun87, Vol. 69 Issue 2, p279
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes how the artist Andr é Masson has depicted the Greek myth of Pasipha ë in his work between 1932 and 1945. Aspects of the myth depicted by Masson; Influence of surrealism on Masson's depiction of Pasipha euml; Information on how the Pasipha ë painting of Masson reflects his awareness of the matriarchal theories of the Swiss anthropologist, J.J. Bachofen.
ACCESSION #
5315898

 

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