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Concerning the spiritual : the influence of the theosophical society on Australian artists : 1890-1934

Author: Jenny McFarlane
Publisher: North Melbourne : Australian Scholarly Pub., 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For Australian artists the Theosophical Society was both a mystical and a political project. It was vulnerable to accusations of charlatanry and ridicule but it was also a highly organised body which included many artists who had applied mature educated minds to questioning existing world views and had found them inadequate. Concerning the Spiritual looks at the influence of the Society on Australian artists.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jenny McFarlane
ISBN: 9781921875151 1921875151
OCLC Number: 781144786
Description: xx, 205 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), portraits (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Towards an alternative tradition of visuality --
Transcendental faiths and young democracies: Jane Price and a vision for young Australia --
Unauthorised visions: Florence Fuller --
Theorising the visionary in Melbourne: Clarice Beckett and the familiar made strange --
A question of balnace: Ethel Carrick --
Slippages and misfires: leadbeater in Sydney --
Science versus spirit: colour-music in Sydney.
Responsibility: by Jenny McFarlane.

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For Australian artists the Theosophical Society was both a mystical and a political project. It was vulnerable to accusations of charlatanry and ridicule but it was also a highly organised body which included many artists who had applied mature educated minds to questioning existing world views and had found them inadequate. Concerning the Spiritual looks at the influence of the Society on Australian artists.

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