Creativity and inspiration 2

Artists create and muses inspire. The ancient Greeks had 9 muses to get inspired: Calliope for epic poetry, Clio for history, Erato for love poetry, Euterpe for song, Melpomene for tragedy, Polyhymnia for hymns, Terpsichore for dance, Thalia for comedy and Urania for astronomy. All of them are goddesses. Most artists today get inspired by other people, literature, nature etc.; not by goddesses. Camille Claudel inspired the French sculptor Auguste Rodin, and was his muse. He expected her to be […]