This 5th century BCE krater was an inspiration for my recent large mixed media painting Talos, the Bronze Man. The painting depicts a mythical construct created (some myths say by Hephaestus) of bronze. The giant patrolled the shores of Crete and hurled large stones at invaders.
The death of Talos depicted on a 5th-century BCE krater now in the Jatta National Archaeological Museum in Ruvo di Puglia
By Forzaruvo94 - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=22906318
Talos, the Bronze Man, latex and spray paint on canvas, 36 x 72", 2021
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