Tag Archive: Art

Tate acquires vast archive of British surrealist Ithell Colquhoun | The Guardian

Her name has largely slipped through the gaps of art history, and those who do know her work may associate her primarily with magic and the occult – but, with the acquisition of a huge archive, Tate is hoping that the artist Ithell Colquhoun will finally get the credit and recognition she deserves as a major figure in British surrealism.
Tate has announced that more than 5,000 sketches, drawings, and commercial artworks by Colquhoun have been transferred to it by the National Trust.

Ithell Colquhoun by Amy Hale

The first in-depth biographical study of the British surrealist and occultist Ithell Colquhoun. This book offers the first in-depth biographical study of the British surrealist and occultist Ithell Colquhoun, situating her art within the magical contexts that shaped her imaginative life and work. After decades of neglect, Colquhoun’s unique vision and hermetic life have become an object of great renewed interest, both for artists and for historians of magic.

The Witch of Kings Cross: Kiwi occultist who scandalised Sydney – NZ Herald

“A Warning to Australia: DEVIL WORSHIP HERE!” read the headlines, next to the image of a thin woman with unkempt hair, pencil-thin arched eyebrows and a focused scowl. Her name was Rosaleen Norton, “Roie” to those who knew her, a New Zealand-born artist and witch who made her home in Darlinghurst, near Sydney’s Kings Cross, in the 1940s and ’50s scandalising the conservative establishment.

Thelema Now! Guest: Brian Butler

  Thelema Now! Guest: Brian Butler (38 minutes) On this episode of Thelema Now, Frater Puck speaks with Brian Butler, who performed Aleister Crowley’s The Bartzabel Working in Los Angeles. Great stuff!  Learn more at www.brianbutler.com Direct download:Thelema_Now_Brian_Butler.mp3 Category:general — posted at: 5:03 PM Related Images:

Thelema Now! Guest: Tobias Churton Beast in Berlin

  Thelema Now! Guest: Tobias Churton Beast in Berlin (30 minutes) One of Thelema Now’s favorite authors returns! The always entertaining Tobias Churton discusses his new book about Uncle Al, focusing on his time in Berlin while Hitler was coming to power. Check it out!  Direct download: Thelema_Now_Tobias_Churton_Beast_in_Berlin.mp3     Related Images:

Frater Puck | Eliphas Levi: Occult Influence on the Arts

  A video short exploring the relationship of Magick and Art.  The Way Art can be used to “rend the Veil” is explored. http://www.imperiumpictures.com/portfolio-item/frater-puck-eliphas-levi-occult-influence-on-the-arts/ Frater Puck is a co-organizer and co-host of the O.T.O. U.S.G.L. Podcast, Thelema NOW!, and is a co-organizer and co-founder of the Musicka Mystica Maxima Festival,…
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Thelema NOW Guest: Barry William Hale

What’s it like having your artwork hanging right next to Aleister Crowley’s?  Barry William Hale knows!  Hear him discuss this, looking for inspiration, and more! Barry William Hale has been described as an occult artist, but he is much more.  For example, as an outspoken member of the OTO, he is…
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