ART+ Literature | Myth and Canon

Updated: Apr 2, 2020


Our ART+ initiative makes art experiences accessible digitally and connects the collection to a variety of fields of study including art history, science, social studies, and language arts.


“The truth may be stretched thin, but it never breaks, and it always surfaces above lies, as oil floats on water.” – Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Don Quixote

In this installment, Director of Collections and Exhibitions Mattie Codling traces the arc of Western literature through Anderson's coastal lens, including his interpretations of the Greek myth, Cupid & Psyche; and his fascination with Don Quixote.