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ALESSANDRO KEEGAN

My greatest regret in assessing the newest artwork by Alessandro Keegan is that I have to fall back on comparing it to other artists and movements of the past. Not that I’m alone in this. Critic Sasha Frere-Jones just name-dropped two genres of art and two pop culture references in the span of a single paragraph in...

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ATI MAIER

Ati Maier is one of the favorite artists of this website as seen by glowing reviews here and here. Her work skirts the line between the liberal (bourgeois) arts and the conspiracy-filled world of subculture by virtue of its mix of action-painting technique and an openness to the mysteries which lie beyond the purview of...

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MYZTICO CAMPO

As if any further evidence of our failed institutions were needed—the presidential debate of two weeks ago summarily closed that case. What now? If you’re a self-taught artist, born in Cuba, raised near Times Square, living currently in Brooklyn, with a taste for for hallucinogenic drugs and conspiracy theory, then you paint visions. Myztico Campo...

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MICKI PELLERANO

A steady stream of exhibitions, movies, and publications over the past year may suggest an interest in the occult has re-awakened in the collective consciousness. From the groundbreaking “Language of the Birds” at NYU Steinhardt (curated by Pam Gossman) and Genesis Breyer P-Orridge’s blending of the body with mysticism in “Try to Altar Everything” at...

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MAX RAZDOW

In times of global unrest and confusion, such as our current moment, there is an impulse to turn to myth, spiritual traditions, and the realm of dreams—a place where both wisdom and escapism can be found. This impetus toward finding the invisible underside of the world is the driving force of New York artist Max...

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LORENZO DE LOS ANGELES

Lorenzo De Los Angeles’ vision is straight out of the cabinets of curiosities of the sixteenth century. As with those cabinets—filled to the ceiling by sculpted shells, taxidermy animals, and precious stones intricately carved with allegorical scenes—De Los Angeles interweaves nature and art in delicately-rendered colored pencil drawings and strange sculpture objects. I was awed...

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