By: Titus Burckhardt (Author), Brian Keeble (Frwd) & Michael Oren Fitzgerald (Ed.)
New Delhi, India, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2012
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 102502
Binding: Soft Cover
It is an edited collection of the author's most important articles on oriental art and symbolism, with illustrations from the traditional oriental civilizations. These illustrations provide an insightful descriptions and explanations, with a small taste of the beauty that permeated the traditional Hindu, Buddhist, and Taoist worlds - a beauty that has in large part been overwhelmed and swallowed by our modern era. Part I, 'Oriental Art', begins with Burckhardt's introduction to traditional oriental art. In the following three chapters the author explores the artistic foundations of each of th... View More...