A Curious History Restlessly Shifting

Alkahest is a series of paintings by artist Jonathan Saiz, who worked on the series while living on the island of Mykonos.  I love the incorporation of classical as well as modern imagery — it feels like looking at a museum gallery through a prism. His description of these paintings reads  “In this crystalline form everything is made of the multitude – the spendors of Versailles, the rearing stallion and other distractions or ambitions. A curious history restlessly shifting, its charged particles and reflections dissolving into a universal something. Its mystical alignment ordered by instinct or impulse where themes emerge through incoherent leaps and the vague impressions of something more about to appear or having just faded.”

Found via booooooom.


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