Antigone

Sophocles’ trilogy of Oedipus the King, Oedipus at Colonus, and Antigone is a powerful, tragic tale that examines the nature of human guilt, fate and punishment. Creon, Oedipus’ uncle and brother-in-law, is the story’s most dynamic character. His character experiences… Read More

Antigone

In the tradition of all great Greek tragedies, Sophocles created a masterpiece when he wrote the play Antigone.The play contains a similar plot to a tragedy such as Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet because the play focuses on what lengths people… Read More

Australian Art

Early painters of Australia included artists who recorded scientific and geographical information which were called topographical paintings.Professional artists on voyages of discovery from Great Britain (also known as the United Kingdom) recorded the coastlines and harbours, plants and animals, and… Read More

Arts

Over the past few months, the media has drawn attention to the inhumane treatment of women in many Muslim societies.As a result of an influx of technological advances, Muslims societies are more aware of customs in other cultures.This awareness is… Read More

Annunciation

I didn’t think another visit to the Cloisters would mean much to me.In previous visits, I had noticed the picture on the wall or the sculpture in the corner, glanced quickly at a date or name, and moved on. This… Read More