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

Inaugural Performance of Ithell Colquhoun’s Decad of Intelligence

FULGUR’s account of the performance of Ithel Colquhoun’s Decad of Intelligence On the evening of December 16th, 2016, the inaugural performance of Ithell Colquhoun’s Decad of Intelligence echoed through the vast and visceral working space of the Slade Research Centre, London.… Continue Reading

Art Magazines edited by Spare digitized

Form and Austin Osman Spare From John Coulthart’s Journal {feuilleton} The University of Heidelberg‘s scanning programme continues to be a source of delight for those of us without professional or financial access to rare book collections. Having recently made the entire run… Continue Reading

An Artist Embraces the Magic Symbols that Helped Send Him to Death Row

An Artist Embraces the Magic Symbols that Helped Send Him to Death Row from Allison Meier article for  HYPRALLERGIC At Day for Night festival, Damien Echols invited visitors to engage with the occult symbols that helped lead to his wrongful murder… Continue Reading

“THE LANGUAGE OF BIRDS” get Best ART EXHIBITION of 2016 on DISINFO

“THE LANGUAGE OF BIRDS” get Best ART EXHIBITION of 2016 on DISINFO The BOWIE SHRINE ON LAFAYETTE STREET and “THE LANGUAGE OF BIRDS” curated by Pam Grossman Deadly freezing cold outside. Two events, just a few blocks apart in New… Continue Reading

PSYCHEDELIC BLASPHEMY! DEVIL’S REIGN II – Art Exhibition

PSYCHEDELIC BLASPHEMY! DIABOLICAL ART CURATED BY THE HIGH PRIEST OF THE CHURCH OF SATAN Last spring, Dangerous Minds told you about “The Devil’s Reign,” a traveling exhibit (and its companion book) of Satanic art curated by Peter H. Gilmore, author… Continue Reading