October 3 – 7 2018 The Living Gallery NYC – Opening of the Third Eye reception with performance by Natsumi Goldfish October 4th, 6 -10pm Stephen Romano Gallery is please to announce a four person exhibition of the works of Natsumi Goldfish, Alexis Palmer Karl, Daniel Goncalves and Barry William Hale at the Living Gallery Outpost on the Lower East side in New York City. The exhibition’s theme will be further asserted with the inclusion of historical and vernacular images and objects including works by Jacob Bohme, Karl Kohl, Burt Shonberg, Jack Edwards, Darcilio Lima, Wolfgang Grasse, William Mortensen, spirit […]
Stephen Romano Gallery Presents: “GENUS SORORUM" Stephen Romano Gallery is pleased to present "GENUS SORORUM” in association with The Living Gallery Outpost in New York’s Lower East Side, an exhibition of images and works by artists which deal with themes of witchcraft, magic, esoterica, alchemy, spells, conjuring, divination, incantation, necromancy, occultism, theosophy, prophecy, soothsaying, sorcery, thaumaturgy, voodoo, abracadabra and hocus-pocus, all for the purpose of opening your third eye. All of the living artists in the exhibition are women. Any other objects or ephemera are by deceased or unknown makers who are presumed deceased. “I think that all women are […]
William Mortensen featured at this year’s DARK MOFO festival in Tasmania THE FIRST MAJOR EXHIBITION OF WILLIAM MORTENSEN’S ART OUTSIDE OF THE USA May 28, 2018. The photographic art of William Mortensen (1897-1965) will be featured at this year’s DARK MOFO festival in Tasmania as part of curator Brenden Walls’ INVISIBLE HOUSE exhibition at the Salamanca Arts Centre (13-24 June, 2018, Hobarth, Tasmania, Australia). The exhibition is comprised of 30 works from the collection of the Stephen Romano Gallery, many of which are exhibited publicly for the first time ever, as they were recently acquired from the estate of William […]
INVISIBLE HOUSE at DARK MOFO Tasmania featuring William Mortensen 13 – 24 June 2018, Hobarth, Tasmania, Australia. Dark Mofo, Mona’s winter festival, delves into centuries old solstice rituals, exploring the links between ancient and contemporary mythology, humans and nature, religious and secular traditions, darkness and light, and birth, death and renewal. Since inception in 2013, the festival has grown to attract over 400,000 attendances and more than 80,000 tickets sold to events last year. INVISIBLE HOUSE PROGRAM curated by Brendan Walls The program BRENDAN WALLS Medium: Sound, Altars, light, gorse, salt, field recordings, viola, percussion. BARRY WILLIAM HALE/NOKO Medium: Sound, […]
Stephen Romano & Morbid Anatomy at Green-Wood Cemetery Greetings: I am thrilled to have been invited to participate in this exhibition and incredible event! I will be contributing works by Wolfgang Grasse, the MASTERPIECE “ "Merry – Go – Round” (illustrated below) as well as works by Olga Frobe Kapteyn and an anonymous Masonic Lodge painting of Father Time. The exhibition is open Saturday and Sundays 12 – 5 through June 24 and is free. From Morbid Anatomy’s founder and creative director Joanna Ebenstein: Morbid Anatomy Residency at Brooklyn’s Historic Green-Wood Cemetery! The residency will be housed in The Cemetery’s city […]
Stephen Romano Gallery Banned From Facebook For Artwork From Disinfo: Dealer, collector and curator of Outsider, Visionary, Esoteric and Occult Art, STEPHEN ROMANO GALLERY, in an effort to promote artist INDIA EVANS in his booth at SCOPE ART FAIR 2018 has been BANNED from FACEBOOK for 30 days for posting a link to a feature on the artist’s work on DISINFO. This follows FACEBOOK’s absurd banning as pornograhic one of the world’s oldest known works of art the Venus of Willendorf, Stephen Romano, who has been banned before for posting works by WILLIAM MORTENSEN from the 1920’s said “Oh well, […]
Scope Art Fair at Stephen Romano Gallery Mar 8-11, NYC Dealer, collector and curator of Outsider, Visionary, Esoteric and Occult Art, STEPHEN ROMANO GALLERY is pleased to announce it’s participation in the engaging SCOPE ART FAIR opening March 8 and continuing through March 11 at the Metropolitan Pavilion -125 W 18th St, New York, NY 10011. This will be the gallery’s second year presenting work at SCOPE. Last years presentation of a solo booth of “The Anti-Christ of Photography” William Mortensen was an enormous success, prompting the gallery to return for a second time with a curated booth including important […]
Stephen Romano Gallery: WILLIAM MORTENSEN + THE COVEN OF THE SIBYLLINE Stephen Romano Gallery is thrilled to announce the exhibition “WILLIAM MORTENSEN + THE COVEN OF THE SIBYLLINE” in association with The Living Gallery Outpost in New York City’s East Village, with an opening reception Saturday November 25th from 6 – 9pm. The exhibition will feature newly discovered and never seen before works by American cultural treasure WILLIAM MORTENSEN, also renowned as the Father of Pictorialism, an international style and aesthetic movement that dominated photography during the later 19th and early 20th centuries. The art of William Mortensen has in […]
Stephen Romano Gallery Presents: "DE DOMO DIABOLI", Opening Reception Oct 30 NYC (William Mortensen, LaVey) Stephen Romano Gallery is thrilled to announce the exhibition “DE DOMO DIABOLI” (The Devil’s House) in association with The Living Gallery Outpost in New York City’s East Village. The exhibition celebrates Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) 2017 and All Hallows’ Eve (Halloween) 2017 by curating together some of the most celebrated contemporary and historical artists whose subject is the art of the esoteric, the old ways and folkloristic magic. The exhibition will feature a selection of newly discovered and never seen before photographic works […]
MORTENSEN ON MONSTER BRAINS MONSTER BRAINS has posted a fine selection of images by William Mortensen, along with a brief biography and links to resources provided by Mortensen collector and expert Stephen Romano. As always, the artistry of Mortensen’s striking hand-crafted prints examining dark aspects of history and beliefs will intrigue and inspire. Tour this gallery and feast your eyes!
Stephen Romano Gallery Presents: WILLIAM MORTENSEN and DARCILIO LIMA at SCOPE ART FAIR William Mortensen (1897-1965) American visionary photographic artist and Brazilian erotic surrealist Darcilio Lima (1944 – 1991) at the Metropolitan Pavilion125 West 18th Street NY NY 10011directions continue reading at Widewalls please contact Stephen Romano for further firstname.lastname@example.org 709 4725www.romanoart.com
Stephen Romano Gallery Banned on Facebook For Sharing Mortensen Nudes (Disinfo) Coverage includes a response from Stephen Romano, the influence of Mortensen on Anton LaVey and the Church of Satan, and a photo of Magus Peter H. Gilmore at the gallery. This is an obvious contradiction of Facebook’s policy which allows for “photographs of paintings, sculptures, and other art that depicts nude figures”.