SOLVE: A Graphic Grimoire. DeLuxe Edition.
London: Fulgur Limited, 2012. Limited deLuxe edition of eighty eight copies only, hand-numbered, and signed by the artist. Bound in quarter black Morocco, black cloth boards, with custom blind stamping on both front panel, and the dust jacket, & signed by the artist in slipcase, A FINE COPY. This volume continues the theme of the previous works. In describing this new work Orryelle says SOLVE dissolves the gold distilled in COAGULA, tears apart our egos, dismembers our bodies and hurls any conceptions of perfection back into the primal void. Herein lies death, destruction, and the Prima Materia, the base matter, the Al Khem - the fertile black soil of decomposing forms, the compost for new growth. In an exploration of the Nigredo, or Blackening phase, of Alchemy, the concepts of Black Magic are re-examined in this ThanatErotic tome of the backward winding path; from the darkness of the womb to the darkness of the tomb...' In preparing this dark vision, the artist has broken new ground with a series of extraordinary images executed on black paper. The entire book is printed in black, with highlights in silver, gold and red. 4to. (Item ID: FUL-SOLd)