Clark Fellow Celeste Olalquiaga presents “In Quest of the Gorgon’s Head.”
The terrifying Medusa of mythical fame is a reinterpretation of an archaic apotropaion, or protective emblem, the Gorgoneion. Greek classic culture transformed this protective figure into a destructive one, creating a paradoxical icon of female fury and power.
APRIL 30, 2019
5:30 pm-6:30 pm