William Mortensen’s Witches make it to Australia for mid-winter maddness @ MONA Tasmania

William Mortensen (1897 – 1965) – “A Pictorial Compendium of Witchcraft and Demonology” The complete 1924 series. On view at the Museum of Old and New in Tasmania through 2018 courtesy of The Museum of Everything. from LEXICON MAG William… Continue Reading

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

William Mortensen’s Pictorial Compendium of Witchcraft and Demonology”.

William Mortensen (1897 – 1965) – “A Pictorial Compendium of Witchcraft and Demonology” The complete 1924 series. William Mortensen Reconsidered by A. D. Coleman for LEXICON MAG The inclusion of William Mortensen in our current understanding of the history of… Continue Reading

THE KEEPER: New Museum Exhibition

  THE KEEPER This Awe inspiring exhibition features Harry Smith’s String figures, Paintings of Hilma Af Klint and some mysterious Theosophically inspired Artworks admits a maelstrom of objects and media and incredible installations – BWH NEW MUSEUM EXHIBITION ‘ “The Keeper” is… 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

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

LEXICON MAGAZINE – ‘Celebrating the Esoteric in Art’

LEXICON is an online international magazine which celebrates the esoteric in Art. From historical magical, alchemical, religious manuscripts through modern art and contemporary artists. Visually driven LEXICON magazine gives an artistic or aesthetic view into; fantastical worlds, astral realms, Hells… Continue Reading