BILBAO,SPAIN.- From prehistoric times to the Roman age, the
had pride of place in Mediterranean culture and art, and the image of
magnificent beast appears in myths, ritual ceremonies, games and
Renaissance also favoured the iconography of the bull, particularly in
connection with the myths of the Minotaur and the Rape of Europa. From
century, art also reflected contemporary interest in representations of
bullfight. On exhibition 7 June through 5 September.