TATTOOING GOYA - Saturn Devours His Son

Footscray tattoo artist and Goya super fan Tanisha O’Hare tattooed Goya’s work Saturn Devouring His Son on her mum and stopped by the NGV.

An image of a recently completed tattoo on the calf of a person. Cling wrap is being wrapped over it and two hands on either side of the lower leg are stretching it across. The tattoo is of Goya's work Saturn Devours his Son, in which a naked figure with long dark hair is crouching, legs disappearing into line work suggesting clouds, whilst holding a small child and eating it's head. Red blood is dripping down it's body

GOYA: Drawings from the Prado Museum

The world-exclusive exhibition Goya: Drawings from the Prado Museum features more than 160 works on paper by Francisco Goya (1746–1828), celebrating the artist’s extraordinary imagination.


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TATTOOING GOYA - Saturn Devours His Son

Footscray tattoo artist and Goya super fan Tanisha O’Hare tattooed Goya’s work Saturn Devouring His Son on her mum and stopped by Goya: Drawings from the Prado Museum at NGV International.

Drawings from the Prado Museum

The world-exclusive exhibition Goya: Drawings from the Prado Museum features more than 160 works on paper by Francisco Goya (1746–1828), celebrating the artist’s extraordinary imagination.

Goya is considered to be one of the first truly modern artists.

In humorous observations, confronting depictions of violence, and surreal flights of fantasy, he presents a vision of humanity that had no equivalent in the art of his day.

 

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