This is the first in a series of conservator’s reflections on artworks in Pacific Standard Time. Stephan van Huene is recognized for his acoustical sculptures—which he called “machines”—that combine movement and sound. With the flip of a switch, the sculpture… More»
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Roman name: Neptune
Employment: God of the Sea
Place of residence: A fancy palace somewhere in the Aegean Sea
Parents: Cronus and Rhea
Offspring: Had many children including Triton, Theseus, Orion, Polyphemos and Arion
Symbol: Trident, horse, and dolphin
Special talent: Starting earthquakes & Shapeshifting into a horse to pursue women
Olympian Census is a 12-part series profiling gods in art at the Getty Center.