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Zeus and Io, Io Tells Her Story


Zeus Io, Io Tells Her Story Zeus Io.  Io was, in Greek mythology, a priestess of Hera in Argos. Seduced by Zeus, he changed her into a heifer to escape detection. His wife Hera sent ever-watchful Argus with 100 eyes to guard her, but Hermes was sent to distract the guardian and slay him. Oil on canvas, 24 inches by 48 inches, 2011. My objective in creating the picture was to encapsulate in a single image the mythological journey of Io and her relationship with Zeus, Hera and Hermes. I used the same formula in my rendition of the Odyssey which […]

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Art Prints at Magus Books


Roger Williamson Art Prints If you are in, or travelling through Minneapolis, pop by Magus and pick up a Roger Williamson print. Prints are 8.5 by 11 inch and available at Magus Books in Minneapolis, 1-800-99MAGUS.  $15.00 each  

Greek God of Sleep Hypnos


Greek God of Sleep Hypnos Oil on canvas, 16 inches by 20 inches, 2015.  SOLD. Inspired by a bronze statue from the British Museum London which I first encountered in the late 1960’s early 70’s. The god of sleep Hypnos, first appears in mythology in the works of one of the earliest Greek poets, Hesiod (lived around 700 BC), where he as (Sleep) and Thanatos (Death) were the terrible sons of Nyx (Night). He was, however, generally viewed as benevolent to mankind. The god was frequently mentioned in literary sources, and associated with poppies and sleep-inducing herbs. Hypnos’ wings allowed him to move […]

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Roger Williamson at Salón Arcano


Roger Williamson New Gallery at the Salón Arcano:   Salon Arcano The Salón Arcano exhibits works that deny the existence of a dividing line between art and hermetic philosophy. Hermetic Philosophy and Hermetic Art are not two independent manifestatios that have some connections and links between them: they are one and the same thing. Our tradition teaches that art is the expression of our philosophy and our philosophy is the expression of our art. The Salón Arcano was, in its origins, inspired by the Salon de la Rose+Croix of Paris, created in 1892 by Josephín Péladan, which had the intention […]

A fine art symbolic oil painting of the Ancient Egyptian God Kephra

Anesidora, Pandora


Anesidora, Pandora Oil on wood panel, 96 inches by 48 inches, 2013.  Price on request. Anesidora in English Pandora, she who sends up gifts, is a title of the Greek Pandora.   It is she who releases man’s opportunities, the challenges we need to overcome so we might grow, from the vase given to her by the Gods. This is the center panel of the triptych     Fall of Man

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Tarot Tower Explained


Tarot Tower Explained The Tower is destroyed from within and not from without.  It symbolizes that we have reached the point in our journey where we have the courage to transcend the false idea we have of ourselves, the Tower.  Escaping it we release who we truly are and see the Tower for what it is, an eidolon. Tarot of the Morning Star Tarot of the Morning Star Book Reprint

Draconian Magick Howling at the Sky


Draconian Magick Howling at the Sky, Draconian Architecture and the Sabian Keys Howling at the Sky, Draconian Architecture and the Sabian Keys, a handbook of Draconian Magick was first published in 2002 and has been long out of print.  It has been republished and  is available again.  ISBN 978-1440434143   $19.95 Howling at the Sky A theory and practice manual of ceremonial magic. Using natural phenomena as symbolic representations of inner processes, we are provided a bridge to integrate ourselves back into the fabric of the universe from which we have exiled ourselves.  Once integrated, we will again be able to understand the […]

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