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Symbols – The Dagger

Cyprianism uses a calendar system that encourages focus on certain things during certain periods. The 52 days from September 8 to October 29 is called Le Baissier (The Bear) and, among other things, it features a focus on the vice … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

“Ritual is physical Poetry. It builds the muscle memory of mystery.” – The Seed

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Quote of the Day – Manly P. Hall

“Truth leads, and ignorance follows in his train. Spirit blazes the trail, and matter follows behind. In the world today ideals live but a moment in their purity before the gathering hosts of darkness snuff out the gleaming spark. The … Continue reading

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Last Day of “Le Cheval”

It’s the last day of Le Cheval for 2015, so I figured I’d post a piece of art I did a few years ago called The Current, in honor of the occasion. The two major aspects of Le Cheval are the Virtue of … Continue reading

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Repent!

I’ve been meaning to write about painting recently… and when I saw dictionary.com’s word of the day for today (June 10, 2015), I knew I had no choice. The word is “pentimento” – a term used in painting to describe … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

“If an angel were ever to tell us anything of his philosophy I believe that many propositions would sound like two plus two equals thirteen.” -Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

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Resurrecting the Past

One of my favorite websites from the past was the now defunct “F/lthyGorgeousTh/ngs” run by Debauchette (who seems to have disappeared altogether) and art historian Christina Voss (also MIA). It was a great subscriber driven magazine about sex, art and … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day – The Seed

“Love and Lust are as different as wine and cheese and they complement each other just as well.” – The Seed

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Paphia’s Pearls – excerpt from “The Seed”

Paphia’s Pearls How be She unclad If clothed In the raiment of our devotion? Veiled in mystery Kept in secrecy Yet disclosed, a master Generous without equal? In Her hand, A mirror, silver and ornate Forgiveness Reflecting our precious Moon … Continue reading

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“Mystery” – from Rodin’s “Art” Chapter IX

or The First Cyprian Commandment [Paul Gsell, author of the book, has gone to visit Master Rodin] 1One morning, when I had gone to Meudon to see Rodin, I was told in the entrance hall of the house that he was … Continue reading

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