Release on 2006-10-01 | by Atanas Atanassov,Lo Scarabeo
Author: Atanas Atanassov,Lo Scarabeo
Pubpsher: Lo Scarabeo
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
In twentieth century Vienna, the art of Gustav Klimt held a primary position. Inspired by this modern master, these cards are teeming with impressions-stamped in gold- that recount love, death, sensuality, and regeneration. This deluxe edition also includes an embroidered satin bag and instructions-all encased in a box sized to fit snugly on a book shelf. Publisher Review: The art of Gustav Klimt (1862–1918), filled with symbolism, passion and eroticism, have become so popular that they appear everywhere, from posters on college student's walls to coffee mugs, from stained glass imitations to ceramic tile. His piece, "The Kiss," is virtually iconic and his painting of Adele Bloch-Bauer sold for $135 million in 2006, the highest price ever for a painting. Klimt combined graphic techniques with pictorial ones, flaunting conventions of the time, perhaps in anticipation of Weimar Germany that began a year after his death. Besides his mastery of inventive art [read more]
Tarot for Grownups is a no-nonsense book written to tell it like it is in a black and white, cut-and-dried way. This book is written for grownups, and it looks at their world through the magick and mystery of the tarot, addressing adult issues with unabashed candor and a healthy dose of sarcasm.
In order to save a dying Belus, Pamela must travel to the Belial Dark Castle and end their feud once and for all. Reaching the castle will require the help of some old friends, but waiting for her there will be something she never expected.
Explores the origins and permutations of Balthus's obsessions with adolescents and felines, addresses the crucial influence of such key figures as poet Rainer Maria Rilke, and provides the recollections and comments of the girl models.
Release on 2008 | by Arthur Versluis,Lee Irwin,John Richards,Melinda Weinstein
Author: Arthur Versluis,Lee Irwin,John Richards,Melinda Weinstein
Pubpsher: MSU Press
Esotericism, Art, and Imaginationis a uniquely wide- ranging collection of articles by scholars in the field of Western esotericism, focusing on themes of poetry, drama, film, literature, and art. Included here are articles illuminating such diverse topics as the Gnostic fiction of Philip Pullman, alchemical images, the Tarot, surrealism, esoteric films, and much more. This collection reveals the richness and complexity of the intersections between esotericism, artistic creators, and their works. Authors include Joscelyn Godwin, Cathy Gutierrez, M. E. Warlick, Eric Wilson, and many others.