DescriptionThe Geek mythology of the Fall of Icarus, Daedalus fashioned two pairs of wings out of wax and feathers for himself and his son. Before they took off from the island, Daedalus warned his son not to fly too close to the sun, nor too close to the sea. Overcome by the giddiness that flying lent him, Icarus soared through the sky curiously, but in the process he came too close to the sun, which melted the wax. Icarus kept flapping his wings but soon realized that he had no feathers left and that he was only flapping his bare arms. And so, Icarus fell into the sea in the area which bears his name, the Icarian Sea near Icaria, an island southwest of Samos.Acrylic painting done in canvas, 37'x48'
Hector Daniel Perez, Tucson Member Since July 2007 Artist Statement Hello everyone, my name is Hector and I have numerous artworks for everyone to see or buy if you like one. I tend to do many themes in my art, from pop art to mythology. I also have another gallery at: http://hdpz.deviantart.com/ The majority of the paintings are done with acrylic paints and some with watercolor. If anyone has any questions or comments feel free to ask.
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