The Gates of Heck

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Art

The Gates of Heck is an homage to Auguste Rodin's monumental bronze sculpture, Le Port de l'Enfer.  Rodin's sculpture was in turn  inspired by Dante's description of the Gates of Hell in Canto lll of the Inferno.  The Gates of Heck borrows ideas from both sources like divine justice, punishment, temporality and redemption and places them at the center of a super-hero centric universe.  In this universe adolescent ideas determine the hierarchy of values and norms that govern political  and social interactions. 

Want to explore The Gates of Heck  further? It has taken on the form of a music album,  a video and etc.

Seth Combs of San Diego Citybeat encapsulated the Gates of Heck nicely here.