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Visions of the occult : an untold story of art and magic

Victoria Jenkins (Author)
Survey of the occult collection of artworks, letters, objects and ephemera in the Tate Archive. Over 150 esoteric and mystical pieces, never before seen by the public. Offers in-depth exploration of the occult and its relationship to art and culture including witchcraft, alchemy, secret societies, folklore and pagan rituals, demonology, spells and magic, para-sciences, astrology and tarot. Includes artists such as Ithell Colquhoun, John Nash, Barbara Hepworth, David Mayor, Max Armfield, Cecil Collins, Jill and Bruce Lacey, Francis Bacon, Alan Davie, Joe Tilson, Henry Moore, William Blake, Leonora Carrington, and Hamish Fulton
Print Book, English, 2022
Tate, London, 2022
catalogs (documents)
176 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
9781849767620, 1849767629
1. Introduction
2. Alchemy
3. Witchcraft
4. Spirits
5. Divination
6. Tarot
7. Magic stones
8. Secret orders
9. Unseen energies
10. The new age
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