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

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

STEPHEN ROMANO GALLERY BRINGING DARING PHOTOGRAPHY AND SURREALIST DRAWING TO SCOPE NY!

presents William Mortensen (1897-1965) American visionary photographic artist and Brazilian erotic surrealist Darcilio Lima (1944 – 1991) at the Metropolitan Pavilion 125 West 18th Street NY NY 10011   Continue reading @ WIDEWALLS : http://www.widewalls.ch/stephen-romano-gallery-scope-ny-2017/  

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

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

Leonora Carrington: Britain’s lost Surrealist

The Guardian Culture shorts featured a small video on the search for Leonora Carrington by her cousin.  Carrington’s work was featured in the ‘Language of the Birds: Occult and Art’. Leonora Carrington escaped a stultifying Lancashire childhood to run off with Max Ernst… Continue Reading