I am concerned with the following:
-The intersection of International Style architecture and Witchcraft
-The act of not being a person while being a person
-Empty, modernist architectural spaces as perfomative space
-Atmosphere providing climax / unending suspense without release
Mark Ryden came to preeminence in the 1990’s during a time when many artists, critics and collectors were quietly championing a return to the art of painting. With his masterful technique and disquieting content, Ryden quickly became one of the leaders of this movement on the West Coast.
Born into an era of activism, Altamont and mind-expanding drugs, Oullette’s youth was a mixture of old world values and new world sexual intellect. And while the visual indulgence of Catholic church lasted only a brief period, it left him notably scarred. He began drawing as a child. He found he co