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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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Shadow, Holy Guardian Angel or Succubus


Shadow, Holy, Guardian Angel or Succubus Oil on wood, 24 inches by 24 inches, 2016 Buy the original painting now From Saatchi Art   Shadow, Holy, Guardian Angel or Succubus Shadow, Holy Guardian Angel or Succubus represents what is our true self. Primal, ruthless and God like. The phenomena has close parallels with accounts of alien abduction and theories of bicameral mind expressed by Julian Jaynes in this book The Origins of Consciousness.

In Memory of Felicien Rops Baudelairian graphic artist


In Memory of Felicien Rops, 1833 – 1898 Let Me Talk Over Your Left Shoulder, inspired by the works of Felicien Rops, oil on canvas, 11 inches by 14 inches, 2010 BIOGRAPHY A Baudelairian graphic artist much admired by Péladan; a Belgian who lived most of his life in Paris. He attended the Namur Académie, then went on to Brussels while attending the workshop of Saint-Luc. In 1856 he founded the satirical weekly ‘Uylenspiegel’. In 1868 he became Vice-President of the Société Libre des Beaux-Arts de Brussels. In 1870 he founded the Society of Etchers. He settled in Paris in 1874. […]

Roger Williamson Art Prints at Magus Books


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Artist Statement


Artist Statement Art is an externalization of struggle to rationalize and give form to something not understood. The artist, like the oyster, is driven to externalize this conflict into the image of a pearl. In some circles this definition is called exorcism. I believe art should be appreciated through a viewer’s individual intercourse with the work, allowing the image to speak for itself  and not be prejudged by societies academic paradigms. This concept has close parallels to techniques first acquired in childhood, such as the ability to stare at clouds and see recognizable images arise and fall in the mind’s […]

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Sabbat or Dark Interpreter, De Quincy Dreams of Levana and Our Ladies of Sorrow


Sabbat or Dark Interpreter, De Quincy Dreams of Levana and Our Ladies of Sorrow Oil on wood, 48 inches by 48 inches, 2016 Since the Middle Ages, until comparatively recently, a conjecture of public opinion held the view that visits of witches and warlocks to the Sabbat were a physical experience. In recent times this view has, by many, been transformed into a concept  that attendance at the Sabbat is induced by hallucinogenic substances, ingredients often absorbed through the skin from the well known “flying ointment”. See Sacred Mushroom and the Cross by John M. Allegro for an illustration of […]

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Aphrodite


Aphrodite of Rhodes Aphrodite of Rhodes, Somewhere The Sun Is Rising Oil on canvas, 24 inches by 18 inches, 2015. Inspired by the statue Aphrodite of Rhodes,  in the Archeological Museum of Rhodes, Greece.                

In Times of Peril


In Times Of Peril She Would Call Up All Strange Orders Of Spirits Into Her Aura To Protect Herself From Evil Oil on wood, 48 inches by 24 inches, 2015, Buy the original oil painting from Saatchi Art The painting illustrates a technique utilized by some practitioners of the magical tradition to ward off what is perceived as, and known by, psychic attack. In many ways, the method mirrors the use in Medieval times on churches where a grotesque image, gargoyle, was stationed on the outside of the building to ward off evil influences. In the Pyramid Texts of Ancient […]

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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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