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The Spiritual Dynamic in Modern Art

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  • 271 Seiten
Informationen zum Autor Charlene Spretnak This book demonstrates that numerous prominent artists in every period of the modern er... Weiterlesen
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Informationen zum Autor Charlene Spretnak Klappentext This book demonstrates that numerous prominent artists in every period of the modern era were expressing spiritual interests when they created celebrated works of art. This magisterial overview insightfully reveals the centrality of an often denied and misunderstood element in the cultural history of modern art. Zusammenfassung This book demonstrates that numerous prominent artists in every period of the modern era were expressing spiritual interests when they created celebrated works of art. This magisterial overview insightfully reveals the centrality of an often denied and misunderstood element in the cultural history of modern art. Inhaltsverzeichnis

Introduction: The Great Underground River That Flows Through Modern Art1. The 19th Century: Expressing Christian Themes in a Newly Secular World2. 1880-1918 in an Industrializing Europe The Quest to Save Civilization from Materialism through a New Art Informed by Esoteric Spirituality3. The Inter-War Period (1919-1939): The Reaction against Esoteric Spirituality4. The Post-World-War-II Period to the Present: Subtle Expressions That Allude to the Ineffable 5. A Steady Stream from the 1850s to the post-1980 Florescence: Sacred Presence in Body and Nature: Spirituality of Immanence6. 1950 to the Present: Art That Was 'Rocked in the Bosom of Abraham'7. The Aesthetic Holds the MysteryAppendix: From the Ineffable to the Unspeakable ... and Back? EndnotesIndex of Artists



Autorentext

Charlene Spretnak



Klappentext

This book demonstrates that numerous prominent artists in every period of the modern era were expressing spiritual interests when they created celebrated works of art. This magisterial overview insightfully reveals the centrality of an often denied and misunderstood element in the cultural history of modern art.



Inhalt

Introduction: The Great Underground River That Flows Through Modern Art 1. The 19th Century: Expressing Christian Themes in a Newly Secular World 2. 1880-1918 in an Industrializing Europe The Quest to Save Civilization from Materialism through a New Art Informed by Esoteric Spirituality 3. The Inter-War Period (1919-1939): The Reaction against Esoteric Spirituality 4. The Post-World-War-II Period to the Present: Subtle Expressions That Allude to the Ineffable 5. A Steady Stream from the 1850s to the post-1980 Florescence: Sacred Presence in Body and Nature: Spirituality of Immanence 6. 1950 to the Present: Art That Was 'Rocked in the Bosom of Abraham' 7. The Aesthetic Holds the Mystery Appendix: From the Ineffable to the Unspeakable ... and Back? Endnotes Index of Artists

Produktinformationen

Titel: The Spiritual Dynamic in Modern Art
Untertitel: Art History Reconsidered, 1800 to the Present
Autor:
EAN: 9781137350039
ISBN: 978-1-137-35003-9
Format: Fester Einband
Genre: Religion & Theologie
Anzahl Seiten: 271
Gewicht: 571g
Größe: H22mm x B243mm x T168mm
Jahr: 2014
Auflage: 2014
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