Underneath the surface of rational thought, the human mind is shaped over a nucleus of emotion, feeling, and unreason. Our irrational ancient minds seek out the entire spectrum of the human experience. Experiences that are beautiful, repulsive, intensely pleasurable, and profoundly terrifying. Moments and sensations that take us by surprise and leave our brains tickled and bruised. L'Allure des Mots celebrates this experience through the written and visual arts.
In three engaging installments, this annual gallery collection showcases the finest in the field of magic realism, demonstrating the genre’s nature and diversity through a wide range of images. Learn More
Self-taught and working in isolation until his death in 1973, Henry Darger realized an elaborate fantasy world of remarkable beauty and strangeness, through hundreds of paintings and an epic written narrative. Learn More