Goddess Nyx

Goddess Nyx oil on canvas, 36 inches by 60 inches, 2010. Original painting available at Saatchi Art

Goddess Nyx, greek mythology, night

She is the Greek goddess of the night. A shadowy figure, Nyx stood at or near the beginning of creation, and was the mother of other personified deities such as Hypnos (Sleep) and Thanatos (Death).

Her appearances are sparse in surviving mythology, but reveal her as a figure of such exceptional power and beauty, that she is feared by Zeus himself.

She is found in the shadows of the world and only ever seen in glimpses.  More

Inspired by a photograph of Kate Moss from Interview Magazine.

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