"Illuminator: The Royal
6 - 29, 2010
Reception for the artist: Friday, August 6, 2010, 8pm -
Print Release & Signing will precede, from 7-8
La Luz de Jesus Gallery 4633
Los Angeles, CA 90232
Oil on canvas
36" x 48" in 44" x 71.5"
Christopher Ulrich's second show with Billy Shire. The first
was "The Fourth Enochian Key," which debuted on June
13, 2009. This next chapter is a continuance of the "Demoneater" series recently catalogued and
exhibited at the Grand Central Art Center Museum at CSUF. "Illuminator:
is the second chapter of three in Christopher Ulrich's ongoing
It was on this very day 38 years ago that Christopher Ulrich was born.
Each piece in the series is designed to be its own portable
marked and charged by the number 8. There are 16 paintings with
illustrated studies, 1 additional drawing, hidden, conceptual notes
16 print editions that complete the show.
"Illuminator: The Royal Wedding" is a merger, a multi-faceted view
the crystal. Light and dark begin to dance within the circle. As
black continues it's metamorphic process, the heat and flame
experience (and a time-crunching deadline) increase and the
begins. The white aspect of the alchemical process is the
of a deep healing process. What happens is it gives birth to axioms. These
insights form the images, which create personalized
recipes. Various figures from history -both real and imagined-
folded with cross-cultural counterparts significant to the artist.
manifested array marks the interior witnesses that revolve around
axis of the third part, that which has yet to be. All the works can
viewed simultaneously, as if they are all happening at the same time
different places and dimensions. Poetic conception is the moment
which a certain resonance rings out throughout the universe;
beacons echoing across the depths of space and time. As the piper
his hypnotic melodies so, too, the aspirant chooses his card. As
Promethean hare reveals nuclear magic to primates so, too, St.
rises from the belly of the dragon. These moments capture a
message. And that is an awakening with the white and black
integrated. The red man and the white woman merge and not only
birth to the divine child but absorb its golden aura, which is
backdrop of the whole show. The entire universe spirals above,
and within. The Royal Wedding heals all wounds, and
treaties amongst all houses; a rekindling of friendship; truce
enemies; the harvesting of fruits of labor; the newborn gifts
lovers; a new manifestation between father and son, god and
mother, sister and friend. :Illuminator: The Royal Wedding"
revealed that there are no mistakes, no regrets and no lies. All
of the greater whole bear witness that life is a magical process
"magic" defined as the transforming agent. The ability to make
unreal reality, to make impossibility possible, to bring a sense
inspiration, joy and insight is your birthright. We live in
not scarcity. Everyone is invited to experience his or her own
awakening by witnessing the call that the artist has truthfully
Graphite on strathmore
12" x 17.5" (plus 3" matte &
Also available as a proof edition
There is a
great wedding occurring. The bride and groom could be
and reality or science and religion. Seeming opposites come
You have to choose: there are four paths with four different
all going to the same place. All who attend this show will see
The Universe will be drawn back to its singularity. There is
expansion without contraction. Each guest is invited to contribute
share their own gifts within the court. May the masks come off and
archetypes dance. Who knows what they will bring forth. Amen,
Peace, and Triumph!
Gallery Director for availability and purchase info: (323)
Luz de Jesus Gallery is located
the Soap Plant/Wacko building, in Los Feliz at 4633 Hollywood Blvd,
Angeles, CA 90027. Gallery hours are Monday - Wednesday: 11am -
Thursday - Saturday: 11am - 9pm and Sunday 12-6pm. For high
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