These four artworks are from a solo art show by Iyan de Jesus, Mechanical Romanticism (Makati; November 22, 2013). They are dedicated to four queens from a deck of playing cards and form the “Queens of Cards” Series. All queens were named in accordance with appropriate historical traditions existing for playing cards.
© 2013 Iyan de Jesus
The Queen of Spades – Athena
Athena is the goddess of wisdom, courage, inspiration, civilization, law and justice, just warfare, mathematics, strength, strategy, the arts, crafts and skill in Greek religion and mythology