upcoming exhibitions and events
RAYMOND BUCKLAND'S MUSEUM OF WITCHCRAFT AND MAGICK in Cleveland Ohio and Stephen Romano Gallery are thrilled to announce they will be collaborating on an exhibition of vintage photographic works by WILLIAM MORTENSEN (1897 - 1965) entitled "WITCHES". The exhibition will feature many previously unseen works along with some of Mortensen's most well known iconic occult themed photographs, which Huffington Post declared as "Some of the most beautifully terrifying images ever made". The exhibition will open August 3 and continue through November 3, 2019.
September 7-8, 2019
exhibition announcement coming soon!
recent exhibition and events
April 26th - June 30 2019 at the Fort Hamilton Gatehouse, Brooklyn
"WILLIAM MORTENSEN: CELLULOID BABYLON"
curated by Brian Chidester for the New York Book and Ephemera Fair, March 9 and 10 2019. All work courtesy of Stephen Romano Gallery
"Bridging Two Worlds: The Land of the Living and the Land of the Dead"
curated by Joanna Ebenstein and Laetitia Barbier
through Sunday, Dec 2, 2018 at The Fort Hamilton Gatehouse at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn NY
How do the dead find their way to the next life? Who directs them on their journey? And when they arrive, can they establish a connection to those left behind? Across time, and around the globe, people have imagined that the dead might live on in another, imperceptible world.
October 30 from 7pm to midnight.
Stephen Romano Gallery presents "NOCTEM DIABOLI" (Devil's Night), a one night exhibition event at The Living Gallery Outpost at 246 East 4th Street NYC October 30 from 7pm to midnight.
NIGHTFALL 2018 at Greenwood Cemetery
Stephen Romano was a presenter on Morbid Anatomy's program at 2018's NIGHTFALL event October 19th and 20th at Green-Wood Cemetery's annual event. Stephen Romano presented a group of Guatemalan Shaman's Altar Objects.
"OPENING THE THIRD EYE"
presented by Stephen Romano
October 3 - 7 2018 The Living Gallery NYC - Opening of the Third Eye reception
Charles Dellschau included in "OUT OF THIS WORLD"
curated by Larry Gagosian for Gagosian Gallery at Seattle Art Fair 2018
WILLIAM MORTENSEN EXHIBITION AT DARK MOFO 2018 June 14 - June 25 2018
The exhibition comprised of 30 works courtesy of Stephen Romano Gallery, many of which were exhibited publicly for the first time ever, and were recently acquired from the estate of William Mortensen’s first wife Courtney Crawford, and have been hidden from the public for almost 90 years.
The art of Charles AA Dellschau (1830 - 1923) at the American Folk Art Museum
Courtesy of Stephen Romano Gallery.
Through May 27 2018
"AFAM’s exhibition offers a rare opportunity to view, up close, some of the art brut and outsider art genres’ holiest grails, including works by the Swiss artists Adolf Wölfli (1864-1930) and Aloïse Corbaz (1886–1964), the American Henry Darger (1892-1973), and Charles A. A. Dellschau (1830-1923)." Edward M. Gómez
MORBID ANATOMY: "The Power of Images: Life, Death, and Rebirth"
curated by Morbid Anatomy's Laetitia Barbier and Joanna Ebenstein
Through June 24, 2018 at The Fort Hamilton Gatehouse at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn NY