Fitzgerald’s fairy art brews archetypal angelic nectar

The Victorian London artist JA Fitzgerald (d1906) was an Irish-born painter of drug-styled fairy fantasies, not based on specific myth, legend, literature, or other artists. His work compares to London’s William Blake (see Furter 2016: Stoneprint), Japanese tengu tales, and Renaissance artists Bosch or Brueghel's visions of plague or ergot epidemics and cures. Fitzgerald artworks also subconsciously express the usual five layers of archetypal structure (twelve to sixteen clusters of optional character features, peripheral sequence, ocular axial grid, certain polar limb joints, and a cultural time-frame). This artist's structuralist quirk is ambiguity between the axes of types 6 Exile -14 Mixer, and 7 Child -15 Maker.

Lavrov’s surreal art is psycho-logic

Artist Alex Lavrov recognises his canvas characters as psychological. “I can interpret only a fraction of the scene... my paintings are like dreams from the subconscious mind. This post demonstrates that Lavrov’s painting titled Laughter, subconsciously expresses recurrent archetypal characters, with their eyes on an axial grid, as all complex artworks and rock art works of all cultures and styles do. Structuralist analysis reveals the artist's Ego, Shadow, Alter-ego, Anima, Animus and Inner Self in the design. Art and culture is sustained by archetype.

Tarot trumps re-express archetype, not Petrarch’s love poem

Tarot trumps and other sets of emblems or icons, subconsciously express options from the same cycle of archetypal features. This osts offers evidence against Gertrude Moakley’s (1966) theory that Bembo merely elaborated Petrarch’s six Triumphs into 21 trumps. The common cause in myths, rituals, processions, talismans, and game sets, is subconscious expression of archetypal structure. Artworks of iconographic tableaus express the same structure, adding the usual axial grid between eyes to confirm the characters that express the cycle of types.

Denver Airport art mirrors world orders in mind orders

Leo Tangula’s paintings of apocalyptic bio-warfare and struggle between Facist and peaceful world orders, and mind orders, include some mystic symbolism, similar to Pablo Picasso’s Guernica. The main general theme in Order of Chaos is revealed by extra features of type 12 /13 Heart, which includes death, war and disease. Another general theme here is type 1 /2 Builder, typical of twisted postures, clusters, birds, towers and ruin.

Denver Airport Extinction art reveals our enviro bio-ruin

Leo Tanguma’s art at Denver Airport are themed on apocalyptic bio-warfare, rival world orders, and exploitation of nature and culture. The Extinction panel was said to picture the 2001 9/11 terror attacks, but was six years earlier. Archetypal features explain the similarity. The archetypal theme here is man as type 2, Builder /Ruiner.

Lilian Kolster’s Peace Pipe art of the DMT vine

Lilian Kolster’s Peace Pipe artwork expresses all five layers of archetype, and about 60% of known recurrent features in their standard places; as all complex artworks do. General themes in this artwork include types 2c Basket, 3 Queen, and 4 King; these three are typical of woven texture, instruments, containers, arm-links, long necks, a queen, spring, school, birds, and furnace. Life forms and processes teach insight into underlying natural patterns.

Rudy Gutierrez’ musical art therapy

A Rudy Gutierrez painting of a guru and musicians in dynamic, multi-sensory, surreal style, shares features with ayahuasca and peyote art. Structuralist analysis against the universal archetype model, demonstrates a high level of integration between conscious, subconscious and natural or ultimate meanings. The main theme in Musicians is type 10 Teacher, including staffs (flower stalks, guitars), metal (trumpet, guitars), market, disc (halos, spirals), council (collage), ecology (plants), and school (choir ‘buds’).

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