I have always been angered when Icarus is used simply as a symbol of folly, of too much vanity. He flew! This piece is about the moment before take off. He is ready and calm. His wings are finished. The sky is waiting for him!
Published in ArtOrder's "INSPIRED" (2015)
|20"x30" limited edition print (60 issue run)|
|12"x18" open edition|
|8"x10" open edition|
"Never regret thy fall,
O Icarus of the fearless flight
for the greatest tragedy of them all
is never to feel the burning light."