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Ariadne's Triumph
Ariadne's Triumph
oil on linen
24 x 50

The Minotaur, a favorite surrealists symbol, represents the beast or the uncontrollable man. This last painting of my “The Other Story”series, envisions Ariadne, the jilted lover of Theseus, overcoming her self doubts and thus destroying the Minotaur. She is a heroine, mistress of her own fate.