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Each pair of pages contains a painting and a commentary toward that painting. Return to Book Page.

Earth Inferno by Austin Osman Spare

Derek Fenner rated it it was amazing Jun 10, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. He had known Spare and also Henry Miller. Paperback34 pages. Nemesis rated it really liked it May 09, Darren rated it really liked inferbo Oct 15, Earth Spqre is the first book by the English artist and magician Austin Osman Spare when he was The book introduces the reader for the first time to Spare’s fundamental concepts such as Kia, Ikkah and Sikah and Zos.

Influenced heavily by Dante ‘s Inferno the book is decorated with poems and aphorisms in an aesthetic style and clearly shows the design influence of Qustin early supporter Charles Ricketts.

However these day unless the books are demonstrably valuable, they are not coveted -in fact they are a nuisance.

James rated it it was amazing Apr 17, Jenny Gonzalez- Blitz rated it really liked it Jun 15, At one point a fight broke out but was fairly quickly quelled, a few girls screamed, voices were raised. Trivia About Earth Inferno. Earth Inferno was the first book conceived by the English artist and magician Austin Osman Spare when he was His exhibition in Westbourne Grove attracted many people and sold well.


His book ‘The Anathema of Zos: He found peace and obscurity among the lower classes- the whores and sneak-thieves, many of whom he used as models. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Nov 30, Hans added it. Want to Read saving…. Even in straightforward works like his portrait of a Southwark tramp, something shines out beyond the technique. Close their Eyes Tenderly George Locke. Retrieved from ” https: Agilitycape rated it it was ok Oct 17, Some of Spare’s techniques, particularly the use of sigils and the creation of an “alphabet of desire” were adopted, adapted and austih by Peter J.

By the time he died in he had created an impressive range of work showing throughout a singularity of vision. That rare book -how much is it worth? Spaare after with art connoisseur and boulevardier James Birch I put on a show of Spares’ work at his gallery in Fulham. Some of the paintings had been donated by an old cove who had known Spare and were for sale.

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. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. His artistic work is characterized by skilled draughtsmanship exhibiting a complete mastery of the earh of the line[1], and often employs monstrous or fantastic magical and sexual imagery.

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Printed by the Co-Operative Printing Infrno, the book was designed by the artist and self-published in an edition of numbered and signed copies. Rodrigo Esquer rated it it was amazing Apr 04, It was done from a photo. To ask other readers questions about Earth Infernoplease sign up. Often surrounded by models young and old, he would receive critics and buyers, showing them his latest pictures in the living room, bedroom and kitchen. Many good earty have been produced. The paintings of this last period were some of his finest and most innovative.


They can turn up in truly lousy condition and being large and thin they can get bent. The private view was well attended and the cheap wine flowed. The original idea of the automatic drawings of’ living beyond thought in courageous originality’ never left him.

Earth Inferno

A fellow student at zpare Royal College described Spare as ‘a fair creature resembling a Greek god, curly-haired, proud, self-willed, practising the black arts and taking drugs.

Thus he carried on for years selling works for trifling sums, sometimes reduced to decorating radio sets and even mending them.

Each pair of pages contains a painting and a commentary toward that painting.

He impressed me by knowing a lot about rock music, unusual in those days among oman. Duvid Mdd rated it really liked it Jun 14, Mila rated it it was amazing Nov 16, Refresh and try again. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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