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Speak of the Devil: V Holeček Wednesday, August 9th / 7pm MST Speak of the Devil – Reverend Campbell Interviews V Holeček. He is a contemporary artist, working in colored pencils and acrylic paint. His work is grounded in Central/Eastern-European and American dark surrealism. Join us live as we discuss his history with Satanism, artistic inspirations and the life of an artist. You can learn more about V Holeček and view his artwork on his website schamballah.com. Sign Up to the Email List. Subscribe to the YouTube Channel. Give a Rating & Review. Hail Satan! —Reverend Campbell

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Stephen Kasner: Capture & Release Cleveland Exhibit and Interview Stephen Kasner talks to Cleveland Scene magazine about overcoming his medical and emotional challenges and his current exhibit at Hedge Art Gallery in Cleveland. The reports of Stephen Kasner’s death have been greatly exaggerated. While Kasner disappeared from the scene for several years due to health issues and the nightmare of what it’s like to be uninsured, his work is healthier than ever. His ethereal paintings and mixed-media pieces, always prone to leaving viewers’ jaws agape, are taking on new life at a fresh Hedge Gallery exhibition. Read the full interview […]

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V. Holecek at Crypticon, Kansas City: July 14-16 Artist V Holecek will be participating as a vendor at this year’s Crypticon KC Convention, being held at the Saint Joseph Civic Arena. Holecek’s body of work is a heavily industrialized dark-surrealist collection of places and things that often come to him in dreams. Holecek has contributed work to films and books, to include the Creepy Romance series of books, now in its fourth edition. There will be a collection of prints and original works on display and for purchase, which you can find at booth #444 in the main floor area. […]

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Trigger Warning: Exploring the Wasteland with Fine Artist V Holeček  V Holeček’s pencil drawings and acrylic paintings evoke an other-worldly realm that is earthy and engrossing. His darkly surreal landscapes are deliciously organic but filled with post-apocalyptic-dystopian wrecks and outsized bones and skulls littering the environment…He creates these arresting bastardisations of classic images, with targets including a portraiture of a Renaissance style angelic woman who is afflicted with a pig’s snout, trotters, and the absence of eyes (in Das Tierdrama). There is also George Washington with black anime-proportioned eyes and tentacles (in In His House at V’rnon, Dead Washingthulu Waits […]

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The Devils Reign II: Psychedelic BlasphemySubmission Guidelines  HOWL Books announces submission guidelines for The Devils Reign II: Psychedelic Blasphemy, curated by Magus Peter H. Gilmore, High Priest of the Church of Satan. This limited edition hardcover book will feature 90 to 120 artists, with a focus on tattoo artists and illustrators. The Devils Reign II will also feature an expanded page count of 120 to 180 pages. A book release party and opening art show will be set for the end of 2016 at HOWL Gallery/Tattoo, Fort Myers, Florida.  Additionally, a year-long touring exhibition in 2017 will feature 20 to […]

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Harry O. Morris: Artist’s Portfolio An utterly exquisite compendium of the magical imagery of Harry O. Morris. This hardcover volume makes for a codex tenebrarum of Morris’ visionary surrealism, assembled in a handsomely wrought book. Aficionados of elegantly rendered surrealist vistas will treasure this comprehensive assembly of work by this major artist.  Collected within are images wrought for our own publications GRUE, NARCOPOLIS, as well as THE BLACK FLAME, for which he crafted a haunting portrait of Anton Szandor LaVey. Morris will intrigue, disturb and beguile you with his powerful images. —Magus Peter H. Gilmore From the Amazon description: Harry O. […]

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Valentin Schwarz — new paintings. Visit his newly updated web site for visual, musical and video art exploring dark realms of expression.

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El Gato Chimney “Rebirth” (2015) DISINFO INTERVIEWS EL GATO CHIMNEY Stephen Romano Gallery is proud to present DE RERUM NATURA, Italian artist EL GATO CHIMNEY‘s first one person exhibition in the United States. “Italian artist El Gato Chimney’s paintings riff on occult motifs, juxtaposing magical and folkloric symbols with surreal elements. Populated by anthropomorphic animals, Chimney’s world is imbued with a sense of playfulness as he invites viewers to suspend disbelief and indulge their imaginations.” March 5th – April 30 2015 / opening reception March 5th 2015 6 – 9 pm 111 FRONT STREET, SUITE 208, BROOKLYN, NY 11201

V HOLECEK INTERVIEW

Our own V Holecek has been interviewed by The Palette Pages where you may peruse a number of his fine surrealist images while learning a bit about the man behind them.