A 17th-century depiction of Joseph and Jesus marks a shift in the status of the nuclear family.
Man and woman become one in a visionary and resonant myth.
The Roman Stoic philosopher transformed into a symbol of Christian suffering.
A tale of female revenge, power and solidarity.
A commentary on the plight of the artist, wrapped in a dramatic tale of rivalry between god and mortal.
Human suffering is at the heart of Michelangelo’s masterpiece.
Despite a legion of suitors, the wife of Odysseus remains loyal to his memory.
The Classical world in Venetian colours.
Ovid’s tale inspired one of the world’s greatest works of art.
The Norse god who found a new immortality in the stage works of Richard Wagner.