Art of an extraordinary unknown chapter of modernism

It seems as if the unknown chapter of Art history is writing itself at the moment and people are queuing up to see what all the fuss is about. It was by chance that Hilma af Klint was even discovered and… Continue Reading

Hilma Af Klint – The Mother of Abstraction @ the Guggenheim

  CRITIC’S PICK ‘Hilma Who?’ No More Spiritual sparks helped inspire the radical and visionary art of Hilma af Klint, the new (old) name to know. Her work is on view at the Guggenheim. The New York Times Roberta Smith… Continue Reading

The Magus of Paris and the Occult Roots of Modernism

Great to see Joséphin Péladan & Salon de la Rose + Croix get there due in The New Yorker . Finally it seems as the Occult Roots of Modernism are being acknowledged. BWH  The Magus of Paris and the Occult… Continue Reading

The Salon de la Rose+Croix @ the Guggenheim

Mystical Symbolism: The Salon de la Rose+Croix in Paris, 1892–1897 In 1892 Joséphin Péladan (1859–1918), a Rosicrucian, self-proclaimed high priest of the occult, author, and critic, organized the first Salon de la Rose+Croix. This annual exhibition in Paris showcased mystical… Continue Reading