Generations of children and adults have been introduced to the civilization and myths of classical Greece by reading books written by Edith Hamilton (1867-1963), especially her "Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes" (1942). Hamilton presided over the Bryn Mawr School for twenty-six years. It was after her retirement that her second career as an author began. She was made an honorary citizen of Greece in 1957; she published her last book in 1961 and died two years later, age 96.
Paintings of Russian painter Marina Podgaevskaya | Марина Подгаевская are lyrical and full of mythology and fantasy themes. However, the images created by the artist, be it the nymph or Roman Aurora are often accompanied by the modern cityscapes, thawing in a sleepy haze.
French sculptor Jean-Pierre Augier, was born in Nice. As a child, he created with various materials. From 1963, he got interested in disused old tools and learned how to weld them. From that time on, he would only shape iron. Old tools and iron pieces are an inspiration to Jean-Pierre Augier, who gathers and turns them into characters or animals on the move. His favourite themes are woman, couple, motherhood, fables and tales, mythology and religion.
Summoning a journalist to Hyannis Port in 1963, not long after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, she coolly sets the record for her late husband's legacy, coining "Camelot" and shaping the mythology. Pablo Larrain's "Jackie," a work of probing intimacy and shattered stereotype, is an electrifyingly fractured portrait of the former First Lady. The more complicated view of the mysterious Kennedy is inspired partly by the revelatory private interviews conducted by Arthur M. Schlesinger…
Surtur Chair Design by Emilia Borgthor. SURTUR is the name of the fire god in Norse mythology. In 1963 the island of Surtsey was created in a volcanic eruption that started below sea level. The inspiration came from this island and is thought of being a little habitat where the user can move around and adjust to their activities. The human body is made for motion and it is natural to move. How each individual relaxes is unique but the ergonomics don’t change.