Many contemporary art galleries have become confectioners of art culture. That is to say, often the works of art hanging on the white walls of your typical contemporary art gallery have no…
The unfettered version of American capitalism, in which public welfare is privatized and inequality is at record levels is to blame for the current climate of hatred and scapegoating.
Deadly freezing cold outside. Two events, just a few blocks apart in New York, Wednesday, January 13 2016, make for one unforgettable experience.
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.
BLAM BROOKLYN is pleased to announce the exhibition “MATERIA PRIMA”, curated by Stephen Romano. The exhibition is a mixture of leading contemporary artists, folk art, vernacular photography, esoteric ephemera, outsider art and unexpected images and objects.
History is littered with visionaries who change our perception, Often, in these people’s lifetime their work, their art is only glimpsed out of the corner of an eye and whilst it changes you, the change isn’t necessarily acknowledged at source.
Visiting the current special exhibition at the 9/11 museum on September 14th two days after it opened reminded me of the long gone days when I went to museums to be alone
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
The corrupt liberal establishment has mocked the poor, the uneducated, the dark skinned and the indigenous for years while continuing the policies that jail and disenfranchise them. They have ceased to appeal to the working classes, bothering only with those who can pay to play.
I’m not sure how they pulled it off, but the New York Times managed to get Alan Moore, you know the famously grumpy but amazingly talented writer of graphic novels such as…
We know virtually nothing about this artist, A. FIORILLO. Urban legend has it that the artist, who was obviously engaged in art making as a form of social activism, lived in Manhattan in the 1960’s through the early 1980’s.
Change that is imposed by the will of the individual does not occur until there is frustration. Without this sense of frustration there will be a lack of conviction.
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.