News

Lexicon Infernali

A nod to the 17th century Dictionnaire Infernal

Dict

We always try to give a demonic face to every torment of our existence,
magically finding ourselves
catapulted into infernal landscapes,
inflamed by our madness.

Markert Behind closed doors cut

Dark and desolate places that, depending on the nature of damnation,
become images of a fatal isolation.
Sometimes an exhibition is but a ritual to know
and get rid of their own demons.

Mortensen A Tantric Priest cut

From the Dictionnaire Infernal by Jacques Auguste Simon Collin de Plancy — 1818 —, about demons and their hierarchies, to an encyclopedic lexicon of artists with a shamanic sensibility.

They’re:
William Mortensen, Heiko Müller, Caitlin Karolczak, Brittany Markert, Alessia Iannetti, Colin Christian, Jel Ena, A.W. Sommers, Barry William Hale, Lori Field, Loic Lucas, El Gato Chimney, Cecilia Avendaño Bobillier, Caitlin McKormick, Shawn Thornton, David Molesky, Cendrine Rovini, Stephanie Lucas, Elizabeth Shupe, Gigi Chen, Nyahzul Bianco, Kalyana Thiru, Bree Jonson, Ray Robinson, Samuel D Gliner, Andreas Cellarius, Darcilio Lima, A. Fiorello, Charles Dellschau, Erna Kd, Matthew Dutton, Romney De Hooghe, Jen Jones, Jacob Bohmer, Rob Bowen, Masea Shimoichi, Joel Lorand, Kim Bo Yung, Tine Kindermann.

Lexicon Infernali
Stephen Romano Gallery
from September 3 to October 15
New York

romanoart.com

2 Commenti su Lexicon Infernali

  1. Thank you so much to dionisopunk.com for this thoughtful preview of “Lexicon Infernali” opening Sept 3 at Stephen Romano Gallery in Bushwick!

  2. The image of the double nude is by Brittany Markert.

1 Trackback / Pingback

  1. Alessia Iannetti - SPYMYART

Rispondi

Inserisci i tuoi dati qui sotto o clicca su un'icona per effettuare l'accesso:

Logo WordPress.com

Stai commentando usando il tuo account WordPress.com. Chiudi sessione / Modifica )

Foto Twitter

Stai commentando usando il tuo account Twitter. Chiudi sessione / Modifica )

Foto di Facebook

Stai commentando usando il tuo account Facebook. Chiudi sessione / Modifica )

Google+ photo

Stai commentando usando il tuo account Google+. Chiudi sessione / Modifica )

Connessione a %s...

%d blogger hanno fatto clic su Mi Piace per questo: