Athena, the goddess of war, strategy and wisdom, was born, fully grown, from Zeus’ forehead. An urban goddess, guardian of Athens and Greece, who fought alongside Greek heroes, with great military prowess. Athena embodied the virtues of justice, morality, skill and was a thinking, intellectual Goddess. A patron of skills such as spinning and weaving, crafts and peacetime pursuits, also associated with the owl and olive branches.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the living American icon who embodies the Greek Goddess Athena. Ocasio-Cortez represents justice and humanity within governing, always advocating for justice for all within communities, law enforcement, work environments and government actions, to name a few. Ocasio-Cortez is a guardian of our democracy, our humanity and culture in her speaking truth to power while considering the most vulnerable. AOC, as Alexandria Ocasio Cortez is fondly referred to, is intellectual, with common sense and has the communication skills to articulate her vision and see it to fruition.
This Athena print, from the POWHER series of works with SugarPressArt.com is a Hand Embellished Archival pigment print on sustainable Bamboo Paper, from an edition of 10. Prints are embellished with 24 karat gold leaf and spray paint. The Athena prints by Andrea LaHue are 16" x 16", hand signed and numbered with chop mark. Museum quality, with museum quality framing available at checkout.
Why re-imagine and create a series of Greek Goddesses in 2021? Stay tuned.