Themes in Art


Wonders are many, and none is more wonderful than man

Antigone, by Sophocles

442 BCE

A stormy sea of wrong and ruining.

Prometheus Bound, by Aeschylus

430 BCE

Show me the man whose happiness was anything more than illusion, followed by disillusion.

Oedipus Rex, by Sophocles

429 BCE

"...don't lose your temper and spoil our fun. After all, it isn't every day we come to Paris and good heavens, since we've seen all these lovely things at the Fair!"

A Visit to the 1889 Fair — a play by Henri Rousseau

Henri Rousseau1889

"Money, lovely Money, don't ever leave me you are worth more than all the women in the world."

A Russian Orphan's Revenge — a play by Henri Rousseau

Henri Rousseau1899

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