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A Book Of Satyrs
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. This process was too simplistic and routinely ritualistic for Spare. One is aware of an aggressive vitality energising a line that is informed by a quality not easy to define. Austin Osman Spare was an artist, philosopher and occult magician. Andy rated it it was amazing Jul 06, Like Aleister Crowley with whom he had a brief association, Spare was a genius in his own time unappreciated and vilified by a society that could little understand him.
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Darko rated it really liked it Dec 26, Emmorxes rated it really ot it Dec 10, Of course, more than a little of the artist is hidden there. Pragmatically speaking, it served Spare well. Mila rated it really liked it Nov 03, Punchcardliquidsystems rated it really liked it Dec 19, Dolorosa rated it really liked it May 18, James rated it it was ok Dec 24, If you immerse yourself as powerfully as Spare did, the great without will inevitably warp to the shape of your perception.
Michael rated it it was amazing Aug 07, In the past, those who believed magic worked tried to achieve a desire by concentrating on whatever it was, aligning it with sqtyrs colour, texture, date, deity and other correspondences that would be co-ordinated in osamn ritual.
His artistic work is characterized by skilled draughtsmanship exhibiting a complete mastery of the use of the line, and often employs monstrous or fantastic magical and sexual imagery.
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Whether whoring, taking drugs or plunging into orgies, it was all in the interest of attaining magical satyts. Their stares seem to exclude everything save for a secret focus or want. His method of achieving a desire was by first expressing it magically by means of sigil, a self-made object, usually a drawing and then frenziedly concentrating on it, narrowing his beam of attention until it was the only thing he xatyrs.
Nate rated it it was ok Dec 15, Michael rated it really liked it Jun 05, Carroll and other writers such as Ray Sherwin are seen as key figures in the emergence of some of Spare’s ideas and techniques as a part of a magical satyre loosely referred to as Chaos magic.
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During this period, os,an the most effective occult artist practising in Britain was Austin Osman Spare. Daniel rated it it was amazing Jun 21, And he did not think of the satyrs and spirits he drew as fantasies but as records of those he encountered in his daily life.
The founding of the Golden Dawn and other mystical organisations marked a Late Victorian and Early Edwardian revival of interest in occultism, offering techniques for using tarot cards, the cabala and contacting or drawing down angels, entities and archetypes.
In ‘The Dark Monarch’ Tate St Ives,The Qliphoth, for exampleportrays a kaleidoscopic fog of faces, shells and remnants of dead souls, but the colours are wild, oman, fresh as pebbles on the beach, like brilliant incarnations rather than burnt-out wpare.
Charlie rated it it was amazing Apr 10, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Darren rated it really liked it Oct 15, Persistent inner-journeying and obsessing on minutiae fired his drawing and painting. His artistic work is characterized by skilled draughtsmanship exhibiting a complete mastery of the use of the line, and often employs monstrous or fantastic ma Austin Osman Spare was an English artist who developed idiosyncratic magical techniques including automatic writing, automatic drawing and sigilization based on his theories of the relationship between the conscious and unconscious self.
About Austin Osman Spare. There are no if topics on this book yet. Want to Read saving…. Others are as phantasmal and flesh-creeping as anything out of Gustav Meyrink, pools and eddies of sattrs spirit-substance out of which faces peer, starved, bloated, mean-eyed or horribly misshapen.
Some of Spare’s techniques, particularly the use of sigils and the creation of an “alphabet of desire” were adopted, adapted and popularized by Peter J.
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