Marc Alexander’s ‘Prophetic’ art meditates gloom

A sense of immanent doom was palpable in popular culture understatements of the 2001 9/11 terror attacks; 2012 Mayan Long Count zero; global financial crisis; Arab Spring waves; pollution; and Age Aquarius (since 2016). The 2019 autumn mass protests (assembly, archetype 5) worldwide, for freedom and environment, against ‘extinction’ (5v13), herald the Age of science, ritual, administration, hyperactivity, global friendship and standards. Marc Alexander’s death and oracles collage subconsciously expresses the archetypal structure in unusually dense detail. This post includes a guide to how to identify archetypal features in cultural media.