Greek mythology


Sirens Are Actually Bird-Bodied Messengers of Death, Not Sexy Mermaids

Over time, artists transformed these morbid songstresses from horrific bird women into seductive femme-fatales.


This Washed-Up Sea Creature Was the Work of Viral Hoaxer Zardulu

And you can see it at the mysterious artist's upcoming New York exhibition, 'Triconis Aeternis: Rites and Mysteries.'


The Timeless Myth of Medusa, a Rape Victim Turned Into a Monster

Since Ancient Greece, the snake-haired Gorgon has been a sexualized symbol of women's rage.


David Byrne Suggests 'Jared Kushner: The Musical' to Steven Colbert

"Everything that Jared does takes him closer to what happened to daddy," Byrne said. "He can’t stop it."


'Balloon Ride,' Today's Comic by Scott Lenhardt

Things take an unexpected turn for the Twenty-Four Hour Woman when she gets swept away with balloons in hand.


This Zen Coffee Table Creates Gorgeous Patterns Using Magnets and Sand

Bruce Shapiro’s kinetic art table creates beautiful kaleidoscopic patterns in real time.


[NSFW] Nightmare Fashion Illustrations Reimagine Japanese Myths

Tina Jiang marries demons with bad dreams in her macabre drawings.


[Premiere] A Digital Artist Puts a Contemporary Twist on an Ancient Greek Myth

Dario Alva a.k.a cavecanems reflects on violence in the media through this disorienting cybernetic image series.


Life-Sized Hyperrealistic Portraits Depict Sirens in Their Element

Painter and author Mark Heine illustrates a series of underwater paintings for his new novel based on Greek mythology and folklore.


Hear the Story of 'Orpheus and Eurydice' as a Moving Sound Sculpture

Take a sonic descent into Hades with 'Adeus,' João Costa's copper plate sound machine.


Explore the Power of Myth on Black Cobra's New Video for “Eye Among the Blind"

The Bay Area sludge duo share some heavy lifting with Sisyphus in a new Zev Deans-directed clip.


The History of Female Hunters

Although hot pink pistols and Katniss Everdeen are relatively recent phenomena, women have been hunting since the days the Neanderthals roamed the earth.