Artist's Description

Enclosed by the serpent of the tides, the dark matter presides.

Coniunctio is the union of divine or spiritual energies with earthly energies.
The alchemists professed to a transformation between fire and water, which they regarded as baptism. In seawater baptism (regeneration in sea-water) as the liquid evaporates from the body, the salt (symbol of wisdom) remains - . Psychologically the process corresponds to the conscious realization and integration of the unconscious.
The symbols presented ultimately describe a psychic rather than a physical reality.



Keywords: alchemy, conjunctio, fiery water, symbolic, seawater

‘CONIUNCTIONIS’

$3,600
original acrylic painting (framed) by Tillian Clegg
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Materials
Flow Acrylic on cradled wood panels. Edges sealed with black lacquer. Satin varnished with UV protection. Mounted in floating frame, black lacquered. Ready to hang with D-rings and cable.
Framed, tasmanian oak floating frame, danish oiled.
Size
W:122cm x H:92cm x D:2cm
Signed lower right. Framed size: 124cmx94cmx4cm
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    • Artist's Description

      Enclosed by the serpent of the tides, the dark matter presides.

      Coniunctio is the union of divine or spiritual energies with earthly energies.
      The alchemists professed to a transformation between fire and water, which they regarded as baptism. In seawater baptism (regeneration in sea-water) as the liquid evaporates from the body, the salt (symbol of wisdom) remains - . Psychologically the process corresponds to the conscious realization and integration of the unconscious.
      The symbols presented ultimately describe a psychic rather than a physical reality.



      Keywords: alchemy, conjunctio, fiery water, symbolic, seawater
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