Celluloid and Charcoal – The ‘CHAMANIC’ Cross-roads of Mario Mercier

  Erotic Folk Horror Master Mario Mercier’s New Series of Shamanic Drawings. Posted April 2017 bt 5T1V for LEXICON Mag Born in 1936, Mario Mercier is mostly known by movie buffs for his full-length films Erotic Witchcraft (La Goulve, 1972)… Continue Reading

Harry Smith’s Enochian Watch-Tower / Tartan analogy, inspires Artwork

The KLANS of ENOK by Barry William Hale [Being] A unique set of Tartans created for the Spiritual Inhabitants of the Watchtowers of the Enochian magical system, received during the angelic operations of Elizabethan magician and polymath Dr John Dee and his seer… Continue Reading

X marks the Spot! for Esoteric Art

ART : Esoteric and Arcane X The Cabinet of the Solar Plexus and GalleryX are pleased to present this landmark exhibition of international esoteric and arcane art, curated by Dolorosa de la Cruz This is not only the first event… Continue Reading

Rosaleen Norton the Witch of King Cross

In 2000, an exhibition of Norton’s paintings was held in Kings Cross, Sydney, organised by various enthusiasts including Keith Richmond, and Barry Hale of the Australian Ordo Templi Orientis. A full-colour catalogue, The Occult Visions of Rosaleen Norton  was published… Continue Reading

The Devil’s Hand

The Devil’s Hand [extract from essays on Automatic Drawing] by Barry William Hale Published in LEXICON online magazine vol 5 [ 8/8/16] Preoccupations of pen, ornaments of boredom, and the doodle are a creative expression born of the unconscious mind. The doodle… Continue Reading

Cartographies of the Soul: Academic Conference

Cartographies of the Soul June 16-19, 2016 Association for the Study of Esotericism (ASE) The Sixth International Northern American Conference on Esotericism – Cartographies of the Soul – University of California, Davis. ” There are many different esoteric models for understanding psyche… Continue Reading

THELEMIC 93T: Barry William Hale

Barry William Hale’s latest design for Abomination 718 is the pan-ultimate Thelemic T-shirt. “This magical vestment is an encapsulation of the forces of the New Aeon & a celebration of the Law of Thelema” – BWH You can purchase here… Continue Reading

IMAGO MENTIS: Theosophical Thought-form Drawings

IMAGO MENTIS: Theosophical Thought-form Drawings – LEXICON MAGAZINE By Barry William Hale “To paint in the earth’s dull colours the forms clothed in the living light of other worlds is a hard and thankless task: so much the more gratitude… Continue Reading

‘Hieroglyphica’ exhibition at The Home of Esoteric Art in NY – Stephen Romano Gallery

The Stephen Romano Gallery has done it again for lovers of Esoteric Art and provided us with yet another reason to visit NY this month! HIEROGLYPHIC EXHIBITION until Feb 15 2016 The exhibition borrows it’s title from the 1735 Baroque illustrated book… Continue Reading

Strange Magic: Why occult-based art is about to cross your radar (if it hasn’t already)

Seems like everyone is trying to work out what the Occult Art Explosion in NY is all about?  Strange Magic: Why occult-based art is about to cross your radar (if it hasn’t already) “This week, NYU’s WSE80 Gallery, next to… Continue Reading