I must say that the difference between what I thought was happening and what is actually happening is staggeringly different. It’s served as a reminder of the importance of looking into things ourselves and being very cautious about the narratives we allow to rule our minds and hearts.
An anthology is in early development over at Modern Mythology, exploring the conundrums of identity, persona and presentation in the arts through the lives of four unique figures: Yukio Mishima, David Bowie, Hunter S. Thompson, and Aleister Crowley. It will be open for submissions in 2017, but we have asked writers to start pitching now.
The doodle is an unfocused drawing made while a person’s attention is otherwise occupied they can be concrete representations or abstract, daydream drawings.
These photographs were taken in Shanxi Province in northwest China. They document old customs originating from pagan ritual practices. They are, in effect, a voodoo-esque form of totem worship.
In the beginning of the twentieth century, a peculiar stirring in the universe, one Salvador Dali. Born to Catalonian parents in the north of Spain, Dali was the couple’s second. Their first had died prior to Dali’s birth, and it was into this bizarre situation of overshadowing that the young artist was thrown.
One of the principle elements in classic children storytelling, such as Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland or The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, is to throw order into chaos. Childhood is not only a…
I had the privilege of speaking with occult scholar and author Pam Grossman recently about art and the mystery of magick. Needless to say it was a damn good time. Check out her work!
The dichotomy between machine and a sentient being has especially been examined by artists since Mary Shelley’s Romantic novel Frankenstein envisioned scientific technology having the power to resurrect life.
Destinesia There is a realm that is known to artists. It is a realm where night is luminous. Where forgetting is powerful. A place where all must lose their way— Destiny +…
I learned in the groundbreaking film, “What the Bleep Do We Know?”, that when a person experiences a “eureka” moment, the pleasure centers in that person’s brain flare and the hypothalamus sends a rush of neuropeptides through the bloodstream.
This is a fact: My name is Eric Chance Killion golden. This is where C.K. Golden comes from. This is a fact: I tried to kill myself for the first time when…
In 2009, he returned to the US after an 18 month apprenticeship with the painter Odd Nerdrum in Iceland, Norway, and Paris. Molesky’s work has been featured in numerous museum exhibitions including:…
High Priest of the Church of Satan has curated an exhibition of artwork entitled “The Devils Reign” for Stephen Romano Gallery in Bushwick.
While most would agree there is a vast difference between mindless scrawl and a beautiful or thought-provoking piece of artwork, contradictory attitudes are regularly displayed towards the platform.
Over 20 artists were asked to create new work with only four weeks notice when curator Stephen Romano came up with the idea to do an exhibition of reliquaries dedicated to communing with Bowie on the other side.
Freemasons, Odd Fellows, and other fraternal organizations rooted in fellowship comprise one of the largest social and benevolent movements in early American history.
A paracosm is a detailed imaginary world created inside one’s mind. This fantasy world may involve humans, animals, and things that exist in reality; or it may also contain entities that are entirely imaginary, alien, and otherworldly.