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Tag Archives: Ancient Greek Drama

  • Smile + Inverted Smile

    The Greek Carnival is special and unique because customs date back to the pagan world of ancient Greece. During ancient times, there were celebrations at this time of year to commemorate the end of winter and the coming of spring which were associated with the worship of Dionysus, the God of Wine, Feast and Theatre. …

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  • Theatrical Melpomene | Moodboard

    The moodboard draws inspiration from Theatrical Melpomene of Classical Athens. Melpomene, the Muse of Tragedy, is often represented with a tragic mask and wearing the cothurnus, buskins traditionally worn by tragic actors. Often, she also holds a knife or club in one hand and the tragic mask in the other. Her name was derived from …

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  • Drama Masks: Thalia + Melpomene

    The two masks are associated with ancient greek drama with the smiling and frowning faces. They are the Comedy and Tragedy masks that were worn in ancient Greece during the golden age, around 500 – 300 BC, and are paired together to show the two extremes of the human psyche. The Comedy mask is known …

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