Casssandra Picture

"Apollo's Deceptive Lovers"
Series of 3 works
Oil on Canvas
March 25- April 13, 2008

Cassandra was the most woman of Troy and instantly captured the heart of the god Apollo. He granted Cassandra the gift of the prophecy in exchange for sexual favours. Cassandra accepted the gift, but went back on her word and denied Apollo her body. He begged Cassandra to give him one last kiss, and as she did so, he spat into her mouth, and when he backed away from her, the curse was planted. Cassandra was able to keep the gift, but unfortunately she could only predict tragedies and no one would ever believe her.
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