Mysticism Meets Ecology in Witchy Photos and Salt Block Sculptures
Desert dunes, abandoned parking lots, glacial lakes, and weathered wood cabins provide the backdrop for Mollie McKinley's new mystic traditions.
A Feminist Light Artist Forges Neon Nudes
Romily Alice used to play in a grunge band. Now she's reclaiming neon signs as a beacon of feminine beauty.
Under a Microscope, Heavy Metals Look Like Crystal Kingdoms
Chemicals and equations are a glimmering audiovisual feast in this macro 4K film.
Artist Recreates 78 Tarot Cards with Sculpture, Collage, and Poetry
Autumn Casey’s new exhibition at Primary Projects features plush dolls, wooden horses, and poetic collages.
Alchemy in Art History? As Above, So Below | City of the Seekers
A new exhibition at the Getty Research Institute puts Manly P. Hall's alchemical manuscripts in the context of art history.
Tanja M. Laden
These Surreal Ancient Alchemy Manuscripts Are Terrifyingly Cool
Behold, the weird and wonderful world of alchemy.
This Otherworldly Fashion Film Is an Eerie Black-and-White Spectacle
'Alchemy' is a creepy monochromatic feast for the eyes.
Chartreuse Is a Monk's Secret Formula to Long Life
Father Michael Holleran—an American monk who oversaw the production of 400-year-old Chartreuse liqueur by the Carthusian Order in France—says that the traditions of alchemy, distilling, and the search for the Holy Grail are all inextricably linked.
Bugs Get Bejeweled into Crystal Critters
These cicadas are diamonds in the rough.
The Building Blocks of Everything
Ice-Nine and Unobtainium: Why We Dream Up Wonder Materials
Shoutout to Discworld’s Octiron.
Fossilized Books Make Beautiful Sculptures
Hawaii-based artist Jacqueline Rush Lee uses "book alchemy" to transform everything from encyclopedias to novels into beautiful works of art.
Alchemy Conjures This Dark CGI Short Film About Growing Up
We talked to 3D artist Gerardo del Hierro about the super-cerebral, super-short fable 'Bildungsroman.'