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TIAMAT by mistertrece TIAMAT by mistertrece
Aerosol spray on canvas, kleenex, 4 coffee, 2 cigarette. PLEASE LISTEN TO THIS WATCHING THE IMAGE www.youtube.com/watch?v=uFFjC5…

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"When above the heavens had not been formed, when the earth below had no name, Tiamat brought forth them both. Tiamat, Mother of the gods, Creator of all."

SO BEGINS the earliest known account of the creation of the world. Moving from the Near East to Europe, the earliest known creation story is the pre-Hellenic Pelasgian Creation Myth, which depicts the creation of the universe by Eurynome, the Goddess of All Things. Commenting on this in his classic study of the Greek myths, Robert Graves says: "In this archaic religious system there were as yet neither gods nor priests, but only a universal goddess and her priestesses, woman being the dominant sex."

In all myth throughout the world, the original Creator is feminine. It is only with the coming of a masculine-dominated (patriarchal) social system that She is replaced by a male god. Sometimes (as in the case of Tiamat above) She is said to have been conquered or killed by the new god. Sometimes the patriarchy boldly changed the sex of the Deity without changing the name—as with Ea in Syria, Shiva in India or Atea in Polynesia. Sometimes the goddess was slowly edged out and the god edged in. W. R. Smith points out that the goddesses of the ancient Semites "changed their sex and became gods" in historical times while Atea, the supreme God of Polynesia was a Goddess as little as 500 years ago.

Often the new cult of the male god could only be made to replace the original religion of the Goddess by a very severe patriarchal régime. This was the case with the Hebrew Jehovah. Even then, the people frequently reverted to the worship of 'the Queen of Heaven', much to the chagrin of the patriarchal prophets.

Turning from the 'historical' to the 'prehistoric' period—that is to say, to that vast majority of human history for which written records no longer exist or have been re-written by patriarchal redactors—the material evidence makes it clear that the religion of the feminine Deity was predominant for thousands of years.

The concept of feminine supremacy is so alien to modern minds that many male scholars have described it in terms which imply abject subjection on the part of men. Speaking of Catal Huyuk, the oldest town at present known to archaeology, Mellaart, who was the excavator, speaks of "man's subservience to woman".

Charles Seltman says of the pre-Mycenaean Greeks "religion and custom were dominated by the female principle, and men were but the servers of women". Men, as the "weaker sex" "could be trusted to hunt, fish, gather certain foods, mind flocks and herds . . . so long as they did not transgress matriarchal law". J. J. Bachofen says that in prehistoric times "woman towers above man", and speaks of "the contrast between the dominant woman and the servile man".

It is also likely, judging from the complete absence, rather than subordinacy, of the male image that, at least in many places, the centre of civilisation was a predominantly feminine affair in which men played little part, and in which relations between women, at least among the upper echelons of society, were considered more important than their relations with men. This would be parallel with the pattern in patriarchal societies such as ancient Athens, pre-20th century academic communities, religious hierarchies and so forth.

The question is... How, why when the figure of the women turned from the mother of it all to a sexual object, housewife culture and all that bullshit?
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:iconrucazombie:
RucaZombie Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Vagina Power! jajaja 

Me encanta que escribas una historia detrás de cada imagen. 

Es impresionante como bien tu has escrito, la manera en que la mujer ha sido víctima de ser menospreciada ante muchas culturas y religiones. Yo estoy totalmente de acuerdo en que ambos géneros merecemos la igualdad de derechos y tratos, no somos más, ni menos.
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Jajaja!!! Amen a eso! ;p Leo mucho sobre culturas y pueblos antiguos, y lei que en la prehistoria, cuando el hombre tomo conciencia de su mortalidad, empezo a adorar a la mujer, que representaba la fertilidad, la vida.

Eso me llevo a pensar en como a cambiado todo, de diosas a negar voto, la ama de casa, la imagen sexual, que parece que para vender un cepillo de dientes hay que sacar a una chica en tanga....

Siempre intento mostrar un concepto, por eso pongo textos y musica, aunque dudo que el 80% de la gente lo lea ;-) Asi que gracias por hacerlo, me siento realizado! :p
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RucaZombie Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Definitivamente! Para todo debe haber una mujer semidesnuda, es increíble como la mujer se ha dejado tomar como un artículo, ser explotada "sexualmente" y gustar de  que así sea. Hay muchas que solo optan para usar su físico y sexualidad para lograr alcanzar metas, metas que quizás alcancen, pero siempre serán explotadas. Y es totalmente cierto, hasta para cepillos de dientes debe haber una mujer semidesnuda. ¿Por qué no hombres? Eso es injusto.

jaja Si el artista escribe, es porque se tomó el tiempo para escribir, lo menos que espera es ser leído. ;)
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Yo cada vez que veo un video musical con una chica moviendo el culo en primer plano y llamandose bitch, me acuerdo de todos los movimientos por el derecho a botar de la mujer etc etc y me da pena ver que eseespiritu se pierde, como tantss cosas.

Por eso solo veo peliculas de la Universal ;-)

Eres un cielo, gracias otra vez por tu apoyo
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RucaZombie Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Definitivamente, Es patético que para poder triunfar en la vida, tenga que ser explotada de esa manera, hace que todas las mujeres que se sacrificaron tanto para que las mujeres tengamos nuestros derechos, se revuelquen en sus tumbas.

Me gusta ver Hollywood classic films, en especial las de Bette Davis, Gloria Swanson, Cary Grant, Rock Hudson, Rudolf Valentino, entre otros. Las de Universal Monsters son geniales, me encantan!

Gracias a ti, por hacerme pasar un buen rato! :D
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Gusto exquisito :D Todas esas peliculas tienen magia, siempre es genial comer palomitas viendo peliculas de cuando eran PELICULAS y actores actuando :D "¿Qué fue de Baby Jane?" es una de mis favoritas de siempre!
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Rosella-of-Daventry Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
"How, why when the figure of the women turned from the mother of it all to a sexual object, housewife culture and all that bullshit?" I so agree! The painting just explodes with your commentary. I really like this one. :rose:
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
After to read about it, i wanted to paint something, is not usual for me to write my own opinion, but this time i wanted to do it too, so is cool you like it and i´m gald to know it!
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Rosella-of-Daventry Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
:rose:
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robot-mel Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2013
She is simply amazing. Totally and utterly captivating.
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank yo so much! I´m so happy you like it! I really appreciate your words.
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tattered420 Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
verry nice
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you so much!
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Rael-the-one Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012
Stunning piece of art! And very powerfull too! I´ve been staring on it for like... 20 minutes, and I love it more and more!
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Wow really? is the best compliment for me, thank you so much, i really appreciate your words!
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Rael-the-one Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012
No problem! You are amazing artist!
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TheDivineMissM-94 Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
The white body, the red eyes, the space-y background :iconcannotevenplz: I can't decide what I like most! A beautiful representation :)
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
:D Is different from my stuff but the mother of it all can´t be creepy, so... Thank you so much Emily!
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TheDivineMissM-94 Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Well we can't be creepy mother fuckers all the time, can we? :XD:
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Why not? :D
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TheDivineMissM-94 Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Because the men in white coats may come for us again :paranoid:
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Hahahahaha Fuck men in white coats, i´ll burn em allllll
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TheDivineMissM-94 Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
You and your arson tendancies :unimpressed: :no:
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Too old to change... but i make the best cheescakes you can eat creepy femme fatale!
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jocko84 Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2012
the right brain is opening up again, left brain domination is ending
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DarkLiminality Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2012   Traditional Artist
Beautiful and powerful image, loved reading the written piece too.
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you so much!! Is different than my usual stuff but i needed to do it :D Glad you like it, and thanks for read the text!
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MeFlyingFree Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012  Professional General Artist
This I love!
I would say that it all changed with "Christianity" and "God"
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you so much! :D True, but i think is just and excuse, i mean, all religions are good by the book, but the problem is who manipulate the book and who wins profit with that.

From the burning witch hunting to the last news from Pakistan, damnit, two extremist shooting a 15 years old girl because she was promoting a better education for the women in her country....
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MeFlyingFree Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2012  Professional General Artist
Of course religion is an excuse. It's an excuse for there to be wars,
and murders and so many other horrors. All in the name of one disgusting
religion or another. Before organized religion, there was disorganized harmony :D
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JiinXeD Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012
Greatness!
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Sweetness!
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Bohemiart Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012
Featured: [link]
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
:D
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Moon-Phace Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Yay goddesses! I love this picture so much. Obviously, I'm a big fan of all things moon-related.
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BobCatD Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
So I was listening to Tiamat's "whatever that hurts" when I started reading your awesome description ! what an awesome coincidence :D ! ~ thou, your space atmospheric link works wonders too for this Mind-blowing creation ! Gaia as a Via Dolorosa !! magnificent representation of a matriarch era gone down south ...
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you so much! we´ve a telepathy connection!
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BobCatD Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
:giggle: We do ! ~ and my reply is fashionably late .. ugh
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
:D
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Bohemiart Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2012
Love!!! Great work!!! :clap: :clap: :clap:
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
So glad you like it again!!!!!
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ghalamDAR Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
well done man! well done!
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Coming from you is a honor bro, thank you!
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Blackbirdmotel Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
I love Creation myths. This is absolutely beautiful.
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you so much! i specially love Tiamat, like you said, is a beautiful concept!
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lintu47 Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Hello :wave:
You have been featured in my weekly dA love for everyone! article.
Have a nice day :huggle:
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you so much for share my art, you´re so AWESOME! And i really appreciate it!
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lintu47 Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
My pleasure :happybounce:
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RomanceFreak Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Very unique and very, VERY stunning!
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Wow, best comment ever! thank you so much, you ROCK!
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