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Author Stoker, W. (Wessel)

Title Where heaven and earth meet [electronic resource] : the spiritual in the art of Kandinsky, Rothko, Warhol, and Kiefer / Wessel Stoker.

Imprint Amsterdam : Rodopi, 2012.

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Description 1 online resource (x, 233 pages :) : illustrations.
Series Currents of encounter ; v. 45
Currents of encounter ; v. 45.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Art has always been important for religion or spirituality. Secular art displayed in museums can also be spiritual, and it is this art that is the subject of this book. Many of the works of art produced by Wassily Kandinsky, Mark Rothko, Andy Warhol, and Anselm Kiefer are spiritual in nature. These works reveal their own spirituality, which often has no connection to official religions. Wessel Stoker demonstrates that these artists communicate religious insights through images and shows how they depict the relationship between heaven and earth, between this world and a transcendent reality, th.
Contents Art and spirituality -- Kandinsky : art as spiritual bread -- Rothko : the tragedy of human existence -- Warhol : a spiritual business artist -- Kiefer : can Heaven bear the weight of history? -- The spiritual image.
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Subject Kandinsky, Wassily, 1866-1944.
Rothko, Mark, 1903-1970.
Warhol, Andy, 1928-1987.
Kiefer, Anselm, 1945-
Kandinsky, Wassily, 1866-1944.
Rothko, Mark, 1903-1970.
Warhol, Andy, 1928-1987.
Kiefer, Anselm, 1945-
Kandinsky, Wassily, 1866-1944.
Kiefer, Anselm, 1945-
Rothko, Mark, 1903-1970.
Warhol, Andy, 1928-1987.
Spirituality in art.
Art, Modern.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: 9786613922533
ISBN 9789401208185 (electronic bk.)
9401208182 (electronic bk.)
9042035447 (Paper)
9789042035447 (Paper)
9789042035447
Standard No. 9786613922533