Astrology as Art: Representation and Practice (Paperback)

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Astrology as Art: Representation and Practice (Paperback)

By Nicholas Campion (Editor), Jennifer Zahrt (Editor)

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Is astrology an art? How does art represent astrology and its practice? Is the visual language used by astrologers artistic? From Mesopotamia and Mediterranean culture to Mesoamerica and into the European Renaissance and the modern era, the nine chapters in this anthology explore the meanings of art and astrology, the iconography of astrology and the nature of its practice, the use of zodiac signs, and the portrayal stars and planets in literature and the visual arts. With contributions by Spike Bucklow, Ruth Clydesdale, Richard Dunn, Martin Gansten, Liesbeth Grotenhuis, John Meeks, Suzanne Nolan, Micah Ross, and Claudia Rousseau.

Product Details ISBN: 9781907767104
ISBN-10: 190776710X
Publisher: Sophia Centre Press
Publication Date: November 23rd, 2018
Pages: 186
Language: English