Wharton_AthenaGivingBirthtoZeus
Wharton_AthenaGivingBirthtoZeus
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ATHENA GIVING BIRTH TO ZEUS

30 x 24"

I have been obsessed with the Ancient Greeks and their pantheon of trouble-making gods for as long as I can remember. The story explaining how the goddess Athena was born always troubled me. She is the goddess of wisdom and she came from the head of her father, Zeus. The female role of giving birth has been stripped away in this tale. I wanted to give it back,

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