Mystical symbols abound in the dense, allegorical work of Chris Sedgwick. These absorbing paintings are crammed full of ideas and concepts from astrology, alchemy, Jungian psychology, science, and genetic biology. He has even created his own code using colored dots to represent the letters of the alphabet and hidden messages are spelled out on banners above or around, and on cloaks and robes on characters in the tableux.
Top to bottom: title unknown; The Geometer; The Passing of the Ages; The Sunset Ritual; The Alchemical Divination of Soul Synthesis
For fascinating and detailed explanations about the symbology, visit his website and click on CONCEPTS.