The Art Of The Occult: A Visual Sourcebook For The Modern Mystic

October 13, 2020|
The Art Of The Occult: A Visual Sourcebook For The Modern Mystic by S. Elizabeth
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A visual feast of eclectic artwork informed and inspired by spiritual beliefs, magical techniques, mythology and otherworldly experiences.<BR <BR 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 createdcurious artworks that transcend time and place- but what is it that attracts artists to these magical realms?theosophyandkabbalah, to thezodiacandalchemy;spiritualismandceremonial magic, tothe elementsandsacred geometry-The Art of the Occultintroduces major occult themes and showcases the artists who have been influenced and led by them. Discover thesymbolicandmythicalimages of thePre-Raphaelites; the automatic drawing ofHilma af KlintandMadge Gill;Leonora Carrington''s surrealist interpretation ofmyth,alchemyandkabbalah; and much more.prominent, marginalised and little-known artists,The Art of the Occult<STRONG>crosses mystical spheresin a bid to <STRONG>inspire and delight. Divided into thematic chapters (The Cosmos, Higher Beings, Practitioners), the book acts asan entertaining introduction to the art of mysticism- with essays examining each practice andover 175 artworks</STRONG>to discover.
fans of magic, mysticism and the mysterious</STRONG>.
S. Elizabeth(aka Mlle Ghoul) is a Florida-based writer specialising in art, the macabre and the supernatural. She is a staff writer at Haute Macabre and has written forCoilhouse,Dirgeand the blogDeath & the Maiden. S. Elizabeth was also the co-creator ofThe Occult Activity Book(vol 1 and 2) and runs two successful b...
Title:The Art Of The Occult: A Visual Sourcebook For The Modern Mystic
Product dimensions:240 pages, 9.12 X 7 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:240 pages, 9.12 X 7 X 1 in
Published:October 13, 2020
Publisher:Frances Lincoln
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780711248830

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