April 26 - May 26, 2018 Anaid Art Gallery Berlin

''When the love dies? Does she die a natural death or must we kill her in a violent and stupid way?'' 

Oscar Wilde


Untouchable Love presents a series of large paintings in which the artist reinterprets the myths of Apollo and Daphne from the Greek Mythology. Apollo, the god of light, day, and art, insults the god of love, Eros, who takes revenge on him by shooting him with the arrow of love. Apollo falls in love with the chaste Daphne; despite the certainty that he will never be able to convince her to reciprocate. Daphne, to get rid of Apollo, asks her father to transform her into a laurel tree, and Apollo, in a final gesture of affection, grants immortality to the bay leaves to make them eternally green.