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Nick Martin: Aeneas and the Golden Bough

Tue 14 JanuaryTue 14 JanuaryFri 14 FebruaryFri 14 February

An exhibition of original giclee prints by artist Nick Martin exploring book VI of Virgil’s Aeneid.

“This is Virgil’s Literal Journey about the young Trojan protagonist Aeneas who journeys into the Underworld . Taken from Book VI , widely considered to be the most imaginative of the set,  subjects, such as rites of passage,  meetings with the Cumean Sibyl , encounters with the ghost of his failed love with Dido, conversations with Gods and the death of fellow warriors, The young Trojan’s epic path is recorded here as he completes his tasks by putting the past to rest and establishes the foundation of the Roman Empire. ” Nick Martin

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Start:
Tue 14 January
End:
Fri 14 February
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