Castiglia’s paintings are monochromatic tableaux examining life, death, and the human condition. While many surrealists cite fantasy or dreams as their inspiration, Castiglia’s canvases are connected to a life story which is highly allegorical.
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…
If we’d like government to catch up sooner rather than later, the solution is not to activate the other side’s lizard brain with fiery arguments and ridicule; the solution is to play to our strengths by moving the ship forward.
Admittedly, that’s more than a bit of a click bait headline, but underneath it lies a legitimate inquiry about the nature of human psychology.
A few people asked me what I thought about the supposed Marina Abramovic scandal a few weeks back when it hit and I was just sort of like, ummm, what scandal?
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.
It’s Saturday, my day off from ‘ol Citizen’s Cab. And the spawn are off busy with their mom and Uncle – who’s visiting from Texas. So, alone, I biked over to the annual Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival set so sublime amidst San Francisco’s crown jewel, Golden Gate Park.
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
Marine Craven is the lead singer of the band Voodoo Kills. Marine grew up in a small village in France where her Gypsy parents introduced her to Ouija boards and the Supernatural at a young age. Later, her older brother introduced her to punk and rock n roll.
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
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.
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.
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 +…
Chris along with Carmen Morales and Ron Placone talk Bill Hicks, Sam Kinison, Jonathan Winters, painting, Robert Crumb, Harvey Pekar, Jerry Garcia, Marilyn Monroe and similarities between crafting a painting and crafting a joke.
If we spent as much time nurturing our passions as we do our fear, the world would be a much shiner place.
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.
This conversation goes all over the place (in the best possible way). But, if I had to boil it down, I’d say it’s all about evading the awe-sucking tentacles of society’s deeply-entrenched dogma dealers and power structures.
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.
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.