https://secure.francisboutle.co.uk/     Call Us:  +44 7772 312 665    Email Us:  info@francisboutle.co.uk

Quick Find:    
Book list
Art, architecture & media
Biography
Cornish/Kernewek
D.M. Thomas
Fire and police
First World War
Genealogy
History
Lesser used languages of Europe
Literary criticism
Music
Painting and its laws
Pioneering women
Plays
Poets
Politics
Revolutionary history
Short Fiction
Traditions and customs
Travel
Extras
Awards
Downloads
Events
Excerpts
Forthcoming books
Lesser Used Languages of Europe
Out of print
Reviews
Webzine
Contact Us
Follow us
Twitter Logo

Facebook Logo
  Top » Catalog » Painting and its laws

The Aesthetics of Beuron

 £12.00 
The Aesthetics of Beuron

The Aesthetics of Beuron and other writings

by Desiderius Lenz

Translated from the German by John Minihane and John Connolly
Introduction by Hubert Krins
Afterword and notes by Peter Brooke

Paperback 105 pages with 10 illustrations in black and white and 6 in colour
ISBN 978 0 903427 10 4

The book

The three essays contained in this book are the first translations into English of the Benedictine monk Desiderius Lenz, who as a painter and sculptor in the late nineteenth century anticipated many of the ideas associated with twentieth-century art – the rejection of naturalism and perspective and an insistence on ’abstract’, geometrically based principles for painting. The artistic school founded at his monastery at Beuron in Southern Germany had a great influence on ecclesiastical art and gained admirers among the European avant-garde, including Alexei Jawlensky, Alphonse Mucha and Paul Sérusier.

In an introduction by German art historian Hubert Krins, Lenz is seen in the context of German nineteenth-century art, and in his afterword Peter Brooke shows how Lenz’s thinking illustrates the relationship between modernism in art and the search for the sacred.

 

This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 22 January, 2009.
 Reviews   Add to Wish List 
Quantity:        
We Also Recommend :
Art and Religion
Art and Religion
 £10.00 
 Buy 'Art and Religion' now 
From Cubism to Classicism
From Cubism to Classicism
 £12.50 
 Buy 'From Cubism to Classicism' now 
Customers who bought this product also purchased
Best Sellers
01.The Aesthetics of Beuron
02.From Cubism to Classicism
03.Art and Religion
Forthcoming Books
Featured Books
Events
Regular Cornish language classes with Mick Paynter.

London. The Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Gallery permanent exhibition of women in medicine.

First Sunday of every month, Redruth. Shout with the Red River singers.

Second Wednesday of every month, Luxulyan. Prys Ton – Cornish Music Session.

17 February 2018, Perranporth. Cornish Dance Society – Nos Dons Kernow Dance evening.

20 February 2018, Kew. Elizabeth Crawford on Suffragettes: Did militancy help or hinder the fight for the franchise?.

22 February 2018, Royal Holloway College. Elizabeth Crawford gives a talk about the involvement of one woman in the suffrage campaign, as both volunteer and as paid organizer.

26 February 2018, London. Elizabeth Crawford presents a short history of the women’s suffrage movement.

3 March 2018, London. Elizabeth Crawford gives an illustrated talk: Who Were the Suffrage Artists? Lives Revealed.

4 March 2018, Perranporth. Gool Perran – St Piran’s Tide Pilgrimage Procession to St Piran’s Oratory.

4 March to 6 May 2018, Leicester. Lancelot Ribeiro: A Voyage of Discovery, an exhibition tracing the story of this important Indian artist.

5 March 2018, Bodmin. Gool Perran – St Piran’s Tide procession and street dance at Mount Folly.

5 March 2018, Newquay. Gool Perran – St Piran’s Tide procession through Newquay followed by a singing session.

6th, 13th, 20th, 27th March 2018, Cornwall. Singing rehearsals for the Man Engine events.

10 March 2018, Manchester. Discover the suffrage movement through papers, posters and performance at the People’s History Museum.

10 March 2018, Bude. Closing Dance at the Pagan Regional Conference with Merv and Alison Davey.

13 March 2018, Salisbury Cathedral. A talk by Elizabeth Crawford about Millicent Fawcett and her circle.

24 March 2018, Southwark Cathedral. Elizabeth Crawford gives an illustrated talk: Pictures and Politics: the art of suffrage propaganda.

24 March 2018, Museum of London Elizabeth Crawford joins a panel discussion on the legacy of the suffrage movement through the eyes of contemporary writers.

31st March 2018, Pendeen. Man Engine Resurrection Tour afternooner event at the Geevor Tin Mine.

Friday 30 March to Monday 30 April 2018, Cornwall. Alan M. Kent’s new play, The Incredible Balti Celtic Carpet Ride tour, tours Cornwall.

1 April 2018, Pool. Man Engine Resurrection Tour afternooner event at Heartlands, Pool.

7 April 2018 2018, Newquay. Nos Dons Kernow / Cornish dance night with Tan Ha Dowr.

19 April 2018, St Just. Cornish music at Trevithick Day, Camborne.

28 April 2018, Camborne. Man Engine Resurrection Tour afternooner event at Heartlands, Pool.