Art & Literature

The Birth of Venus

By June 28, 2018 No Comments

Last spring she walked off the canvas, out of the sea and into the hall of the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy to meet me.

Sandro Botticelli’s  The Birth of Venus is one of the most iconic paintings in the world. The goddess Venus arrives on the shore, a voluptuous and fully grown woman.

Nearly 550 years later, our oceans look quite different. Thanks to Sylvia Earle, there is hope for a renewed respect for our waters. As a leading scientist and world aquanaut, Dr. Earle’s message about respecting our oceans and mothering them back to health has never been more timely.  Visit WomanScape’s video talk by Dr. Earle to learn more.

 

Rose McInerney

Rose McInerney

Rose combines her love of all things artfully-designed to connect women to a shared community of learning and a richer, more fulfilled self. As a passionate storyteller, published writer, and international traveler, Rose believes women can build a better world through powerful storytelling.

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