Sunday, April 13, 2014

The Wormwood Star

Curtis Harrington's 1955 portrait of Marjorie Cameron (second wife of Jack Parsons) and her art...

Some details of the film from Dangerous Minds

Marjorie Cameron Parsons Kimmel on Wikipedia

The Cameron-Parsons Foundation
 Excerpt from the Foundation biog:

 In the early 1960s she corresponded with Joseph Campbell, citing her interest in his book The Hero with a Thousand Faces, as well as in the fiction of Hermann Hesse and Isak Dinesin. Consumed by myth, and the idea of protean growth, Cameron depicted the process of metamorphosis and transformation in hundreds of line drawings where ominous figures and landscapes emerge from uniformly striated, passionately articulated ink marks. Other gouache drawings and paintings depict mythic figures of her own creation engaged, in ritualistic, symbolic acts.

1 comment:

Oz Fritz said...

Excellent film, thanks for posting.


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