Ithell Colquhoun’s The Judgement Of Paris: a radical take on the much-painted myth

By Skye Sherwin

The surrealist artist brings character and pubic hair to a version of the tale that couldn't be more different from its old master equivalents

The Judgement Of Paris, where mortal Paris gets to decide whether a nude Hera, Aphrodite or Athena is best looking, doesn't sound like obvious feminist fare. Yet, in this take on the myth, Paris kneels small and demure; the women rule.

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Source: Ithell Colquhoun’s The Judgement Of Paris: a radical take on the much-painted myth