KOTTAKKI SURUCHI PATNAIK
A Sacred and Curious Symbolism of Rose in Western Art
From the Greeks associating a rose to Aphrodite, to it being a part of the Egyptian myth of Isis, Christians linking the same to Virgin Mary and various modern cultures around the world assigning different meaning to the ‘queen of flowers’ – I will be exploring the particular significance and prominence of rose in Western Art.
Suruchi is an ardent art lover, with a passion to craft a different perspective towards Art History, which is not only gripping but also creates an immense quest to dig deeper and explore the subject further. She graduated in 2022 with a degree in Art History, and is also the admin of an Art account on Instagram called @historyof.art_ with over 400,000 followers.