Item description for The Foundations of Christian Art (Sacred Art in Tradition Series) by Titus Burckhardt, Michael Oren Fitzgerald & Keith Critchlow...
This illustrated work takes the reader on a pilgrimage through the history of Christian art, focusing upon its architecture, iconography, illumination, and the arts and crafts guilds, but always returning to the fundamental genius of Christianity, which gave meaning to the art.
Awards and Recognitions The Foundations of Christian Art (Sacred Art in Tradition Series) by Titus Burckhardt, Michael Oren Fitzgerald & Keith Critchlow has received the following awards and recognitions -
Midwest Book Award (MIPA) - 2006 Winner - Interior Book Design category
Benjamin Franklin Award - 2007 Finalist - Arts (Art/Music/Photo) category
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Studio: World Wisdom
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.25" Width: 7.75" Height: 9.5" Weight: 1 lbs.
Release Date Mar 21, 2006
Publisher World Wisdom
ISBN 1933316128 ISBN13 9781933316123
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More About Titus Burckhardt, Michael Oren Fitzgerald & Keith Critchlow
Eminent Swiss metaphysician and scholar Dr. Titus Burckhardt was devoted to studies in art, art history, and oriental languages, and embarked upon journeys through North Africa and the Near East. In addition to writing books in German, he translated many important works from their original Arabic.
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This lovely presentation is a top pick for newcomers to Christian art history or theory Jul 9, 2006
Titus Burckhardt's The Foundations Of Christian Art provides a fine illustrated edition of Burckhardt's writings on Christian sacred art, pairing over a hundred color illustrations of such art with his expertise and insights. The entire history of Christian art is surveyed with a focus on its manuscripts and arts and crafts guilds and their connections to Christian spiritual concepts. This lovely presentation is a top pick for newcomers to Christian art history or theory.