icon

Linocut

15x20cm

2003

An icon is a type of religious artwork used to inspire meditation or worship, particularly in Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Christian religions. The icon is generally a painting of a venerated person or object.

Aotearoa: Papatuanuku, earth mother

Arcadia: Greek goddess of the hunt, the wilderness, wild animals, the Moon, and chastity

Gavrinis: neolithic earth mother

Rome: Mary, mother of Jesus Christ