Susan Seddon Boulet drew on her own spiritual journeys and research into ancient belief systems to depict the many feminine faces of the divine. Intrigued by Jung’s concept of the collective unconscious—a vast repository of psychic material common to all humanity—Boulet understood that goddesses speak to something elemental in us, taking us back to a time when humans sought the wisdom of Mother Earth and celebrated the feminine as well as the masculine. Each of this calendar’s twelve paintings is paired with a brief essay about the goddess depicted.
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In ancient times goddesses were denizens of the inner world, lending balance and richness to human lives. The goddesses in this calendar appear as if from a time of dreaming, brought closer to the “real” world in rich, uniquely sensitive paintings. Mythical in its subject matter, evocative in its imagery, the art of Susan Seddon Boulet never leaves us untouched, putting us in communication with the goddesses deep within every one of us. This calendar reproduces twelve of Boulet’s magnificent goddess paintings, each accompanied by an informative description.
Susan Seddon Boulet understood that the goddesses of mythology speak to something elemental in us; they take us back to a time when people sought the wisdom of Mother Earth and celebrated the feminine as well as the masculine. In her exquisitely detailed portraits, Boulet incorporated the traditional iconography of each goddess while endowing her with a vitality that resonates deep in the modern psyche. This calendar reproduces twelve of Boulet’s beautiful goddess paintings, each accompanied by an informative description.
Long favored by art lovers and mythologists, the captivating paintings of Susan Seddon Boulet (American, b. Brazil, 1941-1997) draw us effortlessly into the realms of reverie and spirit. Goddesses, female deities once supreme throughout the world's cultures, still speak to us at a deep level, recalling the creative and regenerative power within us all. The twelve paintings in this calendar convey the essence of each goddess; the accompanying text offers an overview of the goddesses' traits and cultural roles.
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