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Surrealism and the Occult: Shamanism, Magic, Alchemy, and the Birth of an Artist Movement

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An art historian shows how many surrealists and their predecessors were steeped in magical ideas that were expressed in their art: the sorcery of Dali, the alchemy of Picasso, the Theosophy of Kandinsky, and the shamanism of Ernst and Carrington.andnbsp;

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 127-130) and index.

About the Author

A writer and frequent lecturer on art and magic, Nadia Choucha holds a master's degree in art history from Edinburgh University and is currently researching the surrealists for her Ph.D. at Essex University.

Table of Contents

andlt;bandgt;Surrealism and the Occult:andlt;/bandgt; andlt;BRandgt;andlt;iandgt;Shaminism, Magic, Alchemy, and the Birth of an Artistic Movementandlt;/iandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Acknowledgments andlt;BRandgt;Illustrations andlt;BRandgt;Introduction: An Outline of Symbolism and Surrealism andlt;BRandgt;1.andnbsp; Occultism in the Nineteenth Century andlt;BRandgt;2.andnbsp; Post-Symbolist Occult Influences andlt;BRandgt;3.andnbsp; Dada and Duchamp: The Fusion of Mysticism and Materialism andlt;BRandgt;4.andnbsp; The Surrealist Manifestos, Automatism, and Austin Osman Spare andlt;BRandgt;5.andnbsp; Revolution and the Erotic Aesthetic andlt;BRandgt;6.andnbsp; The Androgyne, the Surrealist Woman, and the Magical Tradition andlt;BRandgt;7.andnbsp; Max Earnst and Leonora Carrington: Alchemy, Shamanism, and Psychoanalysis andlt;BRandgt;Bibliographyandnbsp; andlt;BRandgt;Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780892813735
Author:
Choucha, Nadia
Publisher:
Destiny Books
Location:
Rochester, Vt :
Subject:
General
Subject:
History - General
Subject:
Psychology
Subject:
Fine Arts
Subject:
Occultism
Subject:
Magick Studies
Subject:
Symbolism
Subject:
Art history
Subject:
Arts, Modern
Subject:
Surrealism
Subject:
Occultism -- Influence.
Subject:
Mysticism
Subject:
Metaphysics-Magic Witchcraft and Paganism
Subject:
Art
Edition Number:
1st U.S. ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series Volume:
supplement no. 1
Publication Date:
19921031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
8 color plates and 7 bandw photographs
Pages:
152
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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