Paintings of 2011

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  Presenting a mythological creature with a modern day theme, Bacchante gives us a glimpse of the richness of Greek mythology. Bacchante or Maenad or Bassarids, the child of the creature has many names in different mythologies or in different folklores. The ancient stories depict the creatures being the female followers of Dionysus- god of wine, ritual madness and ecstasy. They are fierce and uncontrolled bacchantes were illustrated as the doers of the acts which please them without concerning anything else. As their god gives the boon of being in ecstasy and madness, they strive for such adventures all the time. But, bacchantes are not the weak ladies. In the folklores, the strength their group is described that a group of them can uproot the […]

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