Amy Hale on the Magical Life and Art of Ithell Colquhoun

  A fantastic podcast holiday season interlude with the Amy Hale and Earl Fontainelle on SWEP –  ‘Secret History of Western Esotericism Podcast’ talking about Ithell Colquhoun. I have to admit I was surprised to see this addition to the podcast as… Continue Reading

The Haitian Surrealists That History Forgot

The Haitian Surrealists That History Forgot This month, an exhibition dedicated to Haitian artists working between the 1940s and 1960s, “Art + Revolution in Haiti,” will be on view at various locations in London. The Gallery of Everything—an idiosyncratic dealer mounting concurrent presentations… Continue Reading

TAROT AS COLOUR : FULGUR

  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

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

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

British Surrealist & Occultist ‘Ithell Colquhoun’ – Returns to the Slade

British Surrealist & Occultist Returns to the Slade In conjunction with the forthcoming release of FULGUR  Ithell Colquhoun’s ‘Decad of Intelligence’ Launch at the Slade School of Fine Art on December 16th!! After 85 years, the forgotten esoteric feminist artist… Continue Reading

X marks the Spot! for Esoteric Art

ART : Esoteric and Arcane X The Cabinet of the Solar Plexus and GalleryX are pleased to present this landmark exhibition of international esoteric and arcane art, curated by Dolorosa de la Cruz This is not only the first event… Continue Reading