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Objects of the Week Archive

Object of the Week for October 11

S&D Fall Adventures: Classical Mythology in the Collections

This sketchbook page is just one of many examples of artworks inspired by mythology. Here in the top panel we see Cyclops, left, attacking the ships of the Argonauts with stones, from the story of Jason and the Argonauts.

Learn about modern American artist Bearden and the importance of his 'Black Odyssey' series