TAROT AS COLOUR : FULGUR Ithell Colquhoun A radical visual exploration of the occult forces behind the traditional tarot deck by the neglected British Surrealist, Ithell Colquhoun. In 1977, a series of 78 strange enamel works were exhibited in… Continue Reading

Seeking The Marvellous: Ithell Colquhoun, British Women and Surrealism conference

  Seeking the Marvellous: Ithell Colquhoun, British Women and Surrealism conference – 22 & 23 March 2018 Seeking the Marvellous is a two-day interdisciplinary symposium that will examine the work of Ithell Colquhoun (1906 – 1988) and other women connected… Continue Reading

As Above, So Below – Opens this Week

As Above, So Below: Portals, Visions, Spirits & Mystics   As Above, So Below Portals, Visions, Spirits & Mystics Major group exhibition and accompanying programme of events exploring spirituality in visual art to open at IMMA 13 April – 27… Continue Reading

‘Decad of Intelligence’ & exquisite Art/Magical publication from Fulgur

Decad of Intelligence Ithell Colquhoun (1906–88) has frequently been considered solely as a footnote to the history of British Surrealism, but her contributions to the development of twentieth-century esoteric art and theory are now being more widely recognised. Despite a… Continue Reading

Review: China Miéville’s “The Last Days of New Paris” …with Jack Parsons

China Miéville’s The Last Days of New Paris is a weird and wild alternative history set in a 1950 Paris where the Nazi occupation is ongoing, and an incident known as the S-Blast has transformed surrealist art and poetry into… Continue Reading

The Spiritual in Art and Zombie formalisms

George Graham: The Creation Paintings Hastings Museum and Art Gallery will hold an exhibition devoted to George Graham’s mysterious Creation Paintings from 20 January to 7 May 2017. Alex Brattell offers a preview. The spiritual in art is having one… Continue Reading