Io Tells Her Story
Io and Zeus. Io was, in Greek mythology, a priestess of Hera in Argos who was seduced by Zeus, who changed her into a heifer to escape detection. His wife Hera sent ever-watchful Argus with 100 eyes to guard her, but Hermes was sent to distract the guardian and slay him. Oil on canvas, 24 inches by 48 inches, 2011.