Exhibition Invitation | Simon Allen ‘Lumina’ | Friday 17th May, 7 until 9 pm
Millennium is pleased to be hosting ‘Lumina’ – the latest exhibition of carved wood, gilded and pigmented wall sculpture, alongside works on paper by Simon Allen.
To view the online interview with the artist click here:
The main goal of the alchemists was to produce gold from other base substances. Their symbol for gold was the circle with a point at its centre, this was also the astrological symbol and the ancient Chinese character for the Sun.Many of the works in this exhibition are based around the circle – it is a shape that has specific resonance for all of us. In early science, particularly in the fields of geometry, astrology and astronomy, the circle was connected to the divine for most medieval scholars, and many believed that there was something intrinsically sacred or perfect that could be found within the form. It offers a sense of completeness and demands observance…