The Once and Future Goddess
A Symbol for Our TimeBook - 1989
Looks at the portrayal of women in art from prehistoric times to the present, and discusses the use of Goddess imagery
A richly illustrated testament to the reemergence of the Goddess in the art and in the lives of contemporary women and men.
In this beautifully illustrated and far-reaching history. Elinor Gadon vividly weaves words and images to demonstrate the powerful connections between ancient and contemporary art, between the Goddess of the Ice Age and the Goddess of today.
This panoramic view of Goddess imagery extends from the prehistoric Goddess representations of Catal Huyuk, Malta, Avebury, and Crete, tot he more patriarchal images of the Sumerians, Greeks, and Christians, to the wide range of contemporary artists inspired by the Goddess, including Frida Kahlo, Mayumi Oda, and Judy Chicago.