Sunday, June 12, 2011

FIGURATIVE EXPRESSIONISM/ 'Birth of the Golden Child' by Eric Whollem,1992/ Notes on Alchemical Gold/ CONTEMPORARY VISIONARY ART

Birth of the Golden Child
by Eric Whollem
mixed media on paper
Collection of the artist
24" x 36"

Notes on Alchemical Gold
The alchemists of old utilized symbolic images to express
spiritual truths. This image represents illumination: the
process of rebirth. Gold represents enlightenment rather
than mundane wealth.


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