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Art of the occult : a visual sourcebook for the modern mystic

Author: S Elizabeth
Publisher: London : White Lion Publishing, 2020.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Mystical beliefs and practices have existed for millennia, but why do we still chase the esoteric? From the beginning of human creativity itself, image-makers have been drawn to these unknown spheres and have created curious artworks that transcend time and place - but what is it that attracts artists to these magical realms? From theosophy and kabbalah, to the zodiac and alchemy; spiritualism and ceremonial magic,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: S Elizabeth
ISBN: 9780711248830 0711248834
OCLC Number: 1135567759
Description: 240 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm
Contents: The Cosmos. The very shape of things: sacred geometry in art ; Gazing at the stars: astrology and the zodiac in art ; The imagery and inspiration of the elements ; Alchemy and the artistic spirit --
Higher beings. Gods and immortals: divine expression through the arts ; The kabbalah as a source of artistic inspiration ; Theosophical thought manifested through art ; The hermetic tradition and the arts --
Practitioners. Potions, persecution and power: witches and witchcraft in art ; Spirit art and spiritualism ; Emblems of insight and divine inspiration: divination in the arts ; Ceremonial magic: invoking the artistic spirit.
Responsibility: S. Elizabeth.


A visually rich sourcebook featuring eclectic artwork (from the late-nineteenth century to today) inspired and informed by the mystical, esoteric and occult.  Read more...


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"This exhibition-in-a-book brings together a cornucopia of images from the Western occult tradition in a manner that inspires curiosity and thought." * MythLore *

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