Project LV One – Day 346 – Hercules fighting a centaur

Hercules and Centaur

I’m really not sure why I made this quick sketch other than the ancient greeks are flavour of the month at the moment with the BBC.  This is because the British Museum has a major exhibition about how the ancient Greeks saw beauty and how this has completely infected western art.  It would be nice to think that were true but I just have a sneaking feeling it might also be because I watch a totally outrageous film the other day with the Rock as Hercules.  High art?   I think not but it was packed full with British thesps over acting in what looked like great fun.  Total nonsense I know but why should movies be always about deep philosophical matters rather than grown men shouting and fighting each other in more and more outlandish ways?



About Guthlac

An artist, historian and middle aged man who'se aim in life is to try and enjoy as much of it as he can
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