Acrylic/ink/canvas, 2016, 18x36 in, for sale
Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun and the second smallest planet in the Solar System, after Mercury. The planet is named after the Roman God of War. Mars represents masculinity and youth. Sometimes Mars is being called a red planet because of the red-orange appearance of the Martian surface. It is caused by iron oxide or rust. In the background, you can see the God Mars of Solensis Aratus "Phaenomena et Prognostica", Cologne, 1569, Woodcut. Collection THE ROVER'S MAP. Available to watch at the Austin City Hall.