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LOS ANGELES TIMES:
Aliens, abstraction and Thomas Kinkade: An L.A. exhibition summons the spiritual and the fantastical
"The Basilisk" Review

Pass through the doors of Nicodim Gallery in Los Angeles and you may think you have entered the astral plane.

In one room are feathered costumes and alien paintings produced by the Unarius Academy of Science, the 6-decade-old El Cajon spiritual group that believes in reincarnation and the channeling of knowledge from alien beings. In another is a spiraling wall piece attributed to the seminal Dadaist Marcel Duchamp.

“The Basilisk,” as this exhibition is called, is no ordinary show....Read more


ART FORUM:
"The Basilisk" Review

This exhibition verges on absurdity, but only according to the highly credible standards of mainstream religion and the art world. There’s a strangely existential gravitas to Perseverance, 2000, a rare, real-life work by Thomas Kinkade, “Painter of Light,” mounted alone...Read More