Icarus Landing, 2000, acrylic on linen, 36x55" Original available, please inquire.
Giclee Reproduction $1,000 framed and shipped, $650 unframed.
"…[A]bout the Icarus painting. The colors and composition are superb. His body seems real--the arms especially--like he actually is in the act of alighting. And the thematic elements are so rich--reversing both the Greek and Christian messages: success following boldness rather than failure following boldness; and a quietly confident success rather than suffering and sacrifice.
"Looking at Icarus, I had a passing thought that you did for
the Icarus legend what Rand's character Richard Halley did for the
Phaethon legend. And afterwards I was reminded of Susan's
[McCloskey] lectures...in which she explained how Rand was aware of
the epic figures and forms from the two major traditions in western
civilization, the Greco-Roman and the Judeo-Christian, as
exemplified in the characters of Odysseus and Jesus, and how with
her characters in Atlas Shrugged both incorporated and
transcended those traditions. Your Icarus does that with the
substance and symbolism of the Greek Icarus and the Christian