Odilon Redon: The Birth of Venus, 1912. - Google Search

Odilon Redon: The Birth of Venus, 1912. - Google Search

Birth of Venus (detail) by Sandro Botticelli, 1486. Tempera on panel

Birth of Venus (detail) by Sandro Botticelli, 1486. Tempera on panel

“The Venus/Earth orbital 3/2 ratio replicates the perfect symmetry we know as the Golden Mean. The 2/3 ratio of a Venus day to an Earth year replicates the harmonic interval known as the perfect musical fifth (3.2), which is considered as the most universally harmonic consonant."   - Detail from James Ferguson’s, Astronomy Explained Upon Sir Isaac Newton’s Principles, 1799 ed., plate III, opp. p. 67.

“The Venus/Earth orbital 3/2 ratio replicates the perfect symmetry we know as the Golden Mean. The 2/3 ratio of a Venus day to an Earth year replicates the harmonic interval known as the perfect musical fifth (3.2), which is considered as the most universally harmonic consonant." - Detail from James Ferguson’s, Astronomy Explained Upon Sir Isaac Newton’s Principles, 1799 ed., plate III, opp. p. 67.

Jake Baddeley "Venus" Oil on canvas, 1999.

Jake Baddeley "Venus" Oil on canvas, 1999.

Inana (Sumerian)/Ištar (Akkadian) is among the most important deities and the most important goddess in the Mesopotamian pantheon. She is primarily known as the goddess of sexual love but is equally prominent as the goddess of warfare. In her astral aspect, Inana/Ištar is the planet Venus, the morning and the evening star.

Inana (Sumerian)/Ištar (Akkadian) is among the most important deities and the most important goddess in the Mesopotamian pantheon. She is primarily known as the goddess of sexual love but is equally prominent as the goddess of warfare. In her astral aspect, Inana/Ištar is the planet Venus, the morning and the evening star.

Venus, is the second closest planet to the Sun

Venus, is the second closest planet to the Sun

“Venus Beach”

“Venus Beach”

Night is purer than day; it is better for thinking and loving and dreaming.  At night, everything is more intense, more true.  The echo of words that have been spoken during the day takes on a new and deeper meaning. ~ Ellie Wiesel

Night is purer than day; it is better for thinking and loving and dreaming. At night, everything is more intense, more true. The echo of words that have been spoken during the day takes on a new and deeper meaning. ~ Ellie Wiesel

Venus of Love.  July 1931. Cover by Georges Lepape.

Venus of Love. July 1931. Cover by Georges Lepape.

Jean-Michel Basquiat. Venus, 1983. SFMOMA

Jean-Michel Basquiat. Venus, 1983. SFMOMA

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