The sumptuous ALKAHEST series is the latest work of artist Jonathan Saiz. In this crystalline form everything is made of the multitude – the splendors of Versailles, the rearing stallion and other distractions or ambitions. A curious history restlessly shifting, its charged particles and reflections dissolving into a universal something. Its mystical alignment ordered by instinct or impulse where themes emerge through incoherent leaps and the vague impressions of something more about to appear or having just faded.
A L K A H E S T -n the hypothetical universal solvent sought by the alchemist