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Tuesday, September 06, 2011

Apocalypse House Newsletter, September 6, 2011 

Apocalypse House Newsletter


September 6, 2011

Dear friends,

New show opening at the Toxic Gallery in Luxembourg, Europe, September 16, 2011, from 6:00 PM.



Finally, Norbert H. Kox and Daniel Martin Diaz, together at TOXIC, http://galerietoxic.com/En/News/Default.asp?N=30

September 16 until November 12. Normal hours beyond opening, Tuesday through Saturday, 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM, and by appointment.

Galerie TOXIC, 2 rue de l'Eau L-1449 Luxembourg

Tél. (+352) 26 20 21 43 GSM : (+352) 621 26 47 80

E-mail : toxicgalerie@voila.fr

Web site: www.galerietoxic.com

The site may be entered in French or English. To the right is English. Then just follow the links. Show opening September 16th, Norbert H. Kox with Daniel Martin Diaz (Tucson, AZ).

Kox's Brain/Heart painting on the invitation card is now appearing simultaneously (courtesy of Galerie Toxic) in a special exhibition in Switzerland, which opened September 3, 2011. Following is the artist's explanation of this complex image:

BRAIN/HEART (2010-2011, painted in Bimini, Bahamas):

This painting illustrates how the brain and the heart are tied together in a complex communication system that produces electrical frequencies linked too the spiritual realm.

Lao Tzu, mystic philosopher of ancient China, described a small "gateway to heaven and earth" in the center of the brain behind the eyes.

The pineal gland is at the exact geometrical center of the brain.

French philosopher Rene Descartes suggested that the pineal gland is the "seat of the soul" (1649). Modern scientists have discovered a correlation between pineal gland activation and spiritual meditation. They have also discovered that when subjects enter the meditative state and experience visions and feelings of the presence of God, their brains produce specific and distinct electromagnetic wave patterns from the temporal lobes. When these same frequencies are artificially introduced into the brain using computerized electromagnets, they sometimes stimulate visions and otherworldly experiences including the presence of God. This is not an indication that God exists only in the brain, but rather that the brain is a communication system between the visible and invisible realms.

Dr. J. Andrew Armour, in 1991, revealed that the heart contains an area of neurons, neurotransmitters and cells exactly like those of the brain that qualify it as a "little brain" in the heart. It can act independently of the cranial brain to "learn, remember, feel and sense." The heart communicates with the brain via nerves in the spinal column. Many scriptural references speak of the heart thinking and feeling.

The brain in the heart and brain in the head work in unison to create impulses that can open portals to spiritual realms and act as a communication system to the heavenly. Positive thinking, faith and belief are keys that open the veil.

In Genesis chapter 28, Jacob saw angels ascending and descending through the portal of heaven. This was at a place called Luz ("almond tree") which is also the Hebrew word for "gland." Jacob experienced the portal again when he wrestled with God at Peniel (Gen. 32) which is Hebrew for "the face of God."

Peniel is a reference to the pineal gland, or as Descartes called it "the seat of the soul." One of the English pronunciations of pineal is exactly the same as the Hebrew peniel, "the face of God." Jacob's Luz-Peniel experiences are an analogy to the pineal gland.

The pineal gland secrets a fluid that is much responsible for dreams and visions. It is located in a cavern in the middle of the brain, like the Ark of the Covenant in the Holy of Holies, and metaphorically you are the temple of God.


This is the Galerie Toxic introductory page for Norbert H. Kox, http://www.galerietoxic.com/En/Artistes/detail.asp?Id=46
List of recent exhibitions, including 2009 solo, http://www.galerietoxic.com/En/Exposition/default.asp?a=46

The Brussels Atomium painting by Norbert Kox, to be shown by Armand Hein (Galerie Toxic) at a future Art Brussels exhibition, has been shown in Luxembourg and is on the Galerie Toxic website, http://www.galerietoxic.com/En/Exposition/default.asp?Id=64

Just click on the Atomium in the top row of works and it will enlarge. The actual painting is quite big, so the small details cannot be seen here.

Full view: http://www.galerietoxic.com/fr/popup.asp?I=/Uploads/Expo/Images/64_04_1_DSC_0596.jpg

Near the bottom of the painting, an actual photo of the Atomium hangs above the depiction of the photographer who is being beaten and robbed by SABAM, the copyright police of Belgium, as they smash his camera (symbolic of the strict photography rules in Belgium). It is an imaginary self-portrait (Kox) in protest of the insane law that takes away an artist's right to photograph or paint a picture of a public building in Belgium, specifically the Atomium, without accrediting the copyright to SABAM and paying them a percentage of any sales.


The newest Apocalypse House book, A SPECK OF ATLANTIS - BIMINI: THE TOP OF GOD'S MOUNTAIN, by visionary artist Norbert H. Kox is now available (8 1/2 x 11 paperback, 118 pages, 149 color images, printed in USA on archival paper).

This writing connects the last remaining speck of Atlantis with a tiny island in the Atlantic called Bimini, and presents many of the artworks created by Kox on the Island over a period of eleven years. Along with the Apocalyptic Visual Parable paintings inspired directly by the Bimini setting - including esoteric energy paintings. The Picture Perfect Jesus series (painted in Bimini) is also included in this volume.

SAVINGS: Regular $44.90, now available at an approximate 33% discount (through September 30, 2011) when you register for a free account and use the code "SUMMERBOOKS", at the checkout. Or, you can download the electronic version for just $12.99.

Click the following link to view a description of the book and receive the special discount: http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/ApocalypseHouse . At the checkout, please type in SUMMERBOOKS, where it says, "Use a coupon code." Discount offer good till September 30, 2011.

Be sure to enter the coupon code, SUMMERBOOKS, or you will not receive this generous discount (good on all books at this URL).

Many of the Picture Perfect Jesus images are included in A SPECK OF ATLANTIS - BIMINI: THE TOP OF GOD'S MOUNTAIN. Several of the images appeared in the Raw vision article mentioned below, along with a detailed description of how they came to be:

"Masquerade" is an article by David Damkoehler, in the Raw Vision 2008 Winter Issue #65 (December), about Norbert H. Kox's artworks depicting Warner Sallman's Head Of Christ. Damkoehler offers insights into understanding the subversive imagery in Kox's paintings: "In 1992 Norbert H. Kox inherited a framed print, a portrait of Christ that had hung in a prominent position in his parents' home in Green Bay, Wisconsin. This portrait was to inspire a series of skillfully executed works that exploit visual and textual puns to illustrate Kox's deeply skeptical attitude towards organized religion. ..."

Thank you for your kind interest.

Apocalypse House


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