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By Frithjof Schuon

This version of popular thinker Frithjof Schuon's writings with reference to artwork, chosen and edited by way of his spouse Catherine Schuon, includes over 270 photographs-200 colour and 70 black and white. Keith Critchlow writes, "This appealing booklet . . . has the broadest assurance of any of the books on paintings that this author has visible in 40 years of educating artwork and architecture." Frithjof Schuon, the major consultant of the traditionalist institution of suggestion, offers the common rules and standards with which to figure sacred from profane paintings, and standard from basically "religious" paintings. He then bargains with the religious importance of the creative productions of Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, and the Far-Eastern global. additionally lined are the themes of good looks and the experience of the sacred, the crafts, poetry, song, dance, costume, and atmosphere.

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