Description - Images of Earth and Spirit by John Lane
This book features the work of over 50 artists, accompanied by interviews and insights into their work. Artists featured include Robin Baring, Cecil Collins, Alan Davie, Morris Graves, Andy Goldsworthy, Andrzej Jackowski, Richard Long,John Meirion Morris, David Nash, Margaret Neve, Peter Randall-Page, Haku Shah, Jane Siegle, Evelyn Williams and Christopher Wood. All the artists have been featured in the pages of "Resurgence magazine", an international forum for ecological and spiritual thinking. Besides challenging much of the conventional wisdom of our times (including the dream of unending material progress), "Resurgence" stresses the wisdom of beauty and, above all else, the holistic view - the relevance of interconnectedness. The work of these artists speaks of a new sense of the universe, a new sense of spirituality, openness and non-determinism. It gives hope for the renewal of life in the future.
Buy Images of Earth and Spirit by John Lane from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
(290mm x 215mm x 19mm)
Publisher: Green Books
Country of Publication:
Book Reviews - Images of Earth and Spirit by John Lane
Author Biography - John Lane
John Lane (1930 - 2012) was a painter, writer and educationalist. He was Chairman of the Dartington Hall Trust, founding direct of the Beaford Arts centre and instrumental in the creation of Schumacher College. His books include The Living Tree: Art and the Sacred, Timeless Simplicity: Creative Living in a Consumer Society, Timeless Beauty in the Arts and Everyday Life and The Spirit of Silence: Making Space for Creativity. He lived in Devon for over 40 years. Satish Kumar is an internationally renowned speaker on ecological and spiritual issues. He lives in England and is Editor-in-chief at Resurgence & Ecologist magazine, co-founder of Schumacher College and founder of the Schumacher Society UK.