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The Salem Arcanum Tarot
Photography by James Bostick

Artist Reception Thursday October 14, 6-8 pm. 


The images and symbols of the Tarot tradition have a rich and ancient history. Photographer James Bostick has been inspired by these images and here presents his own photographic interpretations of the visual language that is the Tarot. This series attempts to deconstruct the symbol systems of the Tarot in an effort to understand the evolution of meaning attached to these images. This exhibition marks the first time the Salem Arcanum Tarot is exhibited in Salem with all 75 existing photographs from the series. 

James Bostick lives in Salem and has been working as a photographer and designer for over 25 years. Bostick’s fine art work has been exhibited in galleries and museums worldwide and has been included in notable private and public collections.

Learn more about the artist and this work at 

Emperor Tarot image
The Emperor


Ace of Wands Tarot image
The Ace of Wands