The History of Cupid in Art: How the God of Love Has Inspired Artists for Centuries

With his tiny wings, heart-tipped arrow, and angel-like appearance, Cupid is an iconic and instantly recognizable figure in popular culture. While, today, the cherubic character is typically seen adorning sentimental Valentine’s Day cards, romantic gifts, and festive decorations, his history transcends the holiday by thousands of years. The concept of a Cupid-like character is rooted in ancient … Continue reading The History of Cupid in Art: How the God of Love Has Inspired Artists for Centuries