The Botanical Mind: Art, Mysticism And The Cosmic Tree

The Botanical Mind: Art, Mysticism And The Cosmic Tree
Library Shelf Location 06.PLAN
Publication Date 2020

'The Botanical Mind: Art, Mysticism and The Cosmic Tree' looks back through history at diverse cultural, spiritual, and mythological traditions to reappraise the importance of plants to life on this planet. The exhibition presents an extraordinary array of artworks by over 70 surrealist, modern, visionary, outsider, indigenous Amazonian, and contemporary artists, spanning more than 500 years. Through the symbolism of diverse cultural artefacts and the works of mystics, artists and thinkers around the world, 'The Botanical Mind' reveals how the vegetal kingdom has metaphysical importance to the development of consciousness and spirituality.

ISBN 9781907208942
Quantity 1
Pages 232pp, 16 x 23 cm
Editors Gina Buenfeld, Martin Clark
Format Paperback
Publisher Camden Arts Centre. London
Related Artists Eileen Agar, Anni Albers, Josef Albers, Hilma af Klint, Adam Chodzko, Cerith Wyn Evans, Ernst Haeckel, Linder, Ghislaine Leung, Terry Winters, Andre Masson, Fred Tomaselli, Adolf Wolfli, John McCracken, Wolfgang Paalen, Janet Sobel
Category Art by Subject
Keywords botany, botanical, Spirituality, Mythology, Flora (plants), Environment, Anthropology, Magic

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