Item description for Art from the Sacred to the Profane: East and West (Writings of Frithjof Schuon) by Frithjof Schuon, Catherine Schuon & Keith Critchlow...
This edition of renowned philosopher Frithjof Schuon's writings on the subject of art, selected and edited by his wife Catherine Schuon, contains over 270 photographs-200 color and 70 black and white. He then deals with the spiritual significance of the artistic productions of Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, and the Far-Eastern world, while also covering the subjects of beauty and the sense of the sacred, the crafts, poetry, music, and dance, and dress and ambience.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 10" Height: 8" Weight: 1.25 lbs.
Release Date Mar 25, 2007
Publisher World Wisdom
ISBN 1933316357 ISBN13 9781933316352
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More About Frithjof Schuon, Catherine Schuon & Keith Critchlow
Frithjof Schuon, German by birth and Swiss by national
Frithjof Schuon was born in 1907 and died in 1998.
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A blending of religious images and words from around the world Jun 9, 2007
Catherine Schuon edits FRITHJOF SCHUON: ART FROM THE SACRED TO THE PROFANE EAST AND WEST, a blending of religious images and words from around the world which comes from a teacher with forty years teaching art and architecture. Nearly three hundred color and black and white illustrations are designed to pair with the text, providing both written and visual illumination and accompanying discussions of art's connection to sacred worlds.