The Spiritual in Art: Abstract Painting, 1890-1985 by Maurice Tuchman HDBK w/ DJ Near Perfect

Title: The Spiritual in Art: Abstract Painting, 1890-1985
Published by Abbeville Press in 1986
By: Maurice Tuchman

Hardback edition with near perfect dust jacket.
B& W illustrations and Color.
ISBN: 0896596699
Size:11 x 11 x 1 1/2”
Condition: tight binding and no marks inside. The Dust Jacket is Near Perfect with slight scuff but no tears or marks. Please see images for details and a visual descroption.

From Library Journal

“By demonstrating the huge impact of mysticism and the occult on 20th-century artists from Gauguin to Pollack, Mondrian to O’Keefe, this work effectively refutes the popular fallacy that modernism is concerned solely with line, form, and color. Further, as it examines modernism’s complex philosophical origins, it demonstrates that without such impact, abstract art as we know it would not have emerged at all. Seventeen essays, all by distinguished scholars, treat topics as diverse as synesthesia, theosophy, alchemy, hermeticism, Yoga, and Zen, and several overlooked or forgotten artists are given serious consideration. This work, the catalog for an exhibit mounted by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, belongs in every serious art library.Mary Hamel-Schwulst, Art Dept., Goucher Coll., Towson, Md.
Copyright 1987 Reed Business Information, Inc.”

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