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Book of Satyrs [Austin Osman Spare] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. but Austin Osman Spare’s A Book of Satyrs deliberately confuses satyr with satire , being a collection of satirical drawings among which may be. Austin Osman Spare – A Book Of Satyrs – Free download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read online for free.

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Refresh and try again. The Book of Satyrs is a collection of Spare’s black and white art.

PaperbackFacsimile Edition44 pages. Emmorxes rated it really liked it Dec 10, Nate rated it it was ok Dec 15, Marek ChoronZone rated it oeman was amazing Feb 07, Etienne Antikatastaseis rated it it was amazing Jul 12, Michael rated it really liked it Jun 05, Michael rated it it was amazing Aug 07, Daniel rated it it was amazing Jun 21, Darren rated it really liked it Oct 15, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Veronika rated it really liked it Jul 11, Laurel rated it really liked it Apr 29, And he did not think of the satyrs and spirits odman drew as fantasies but as records of those he encountered in his daily life. To ask other readers questions about A Book Of Satyrsplease sign up.

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Whether ossman, taking drugs or plunging into orgies, it was all in the interest of attaining magical mastery. This process was too simplistic and routinely ritualistic for Spare. Like Aleister Crowley with whom he had a brief association, Spare was a genius in his own time unappreciated and vilified by a society that could little understand him.


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

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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.

Brian Mccall rated it it was amazing Sep 30, Dolorosa rated it really liked it May 18, Darko rated bok really liked it Dec 26, His method of achieving autsin desire was by first expressing it magically by means of sigil, a self-made object, usually a drawing and then frenziedly concentrating on it, narrowing his beam of attention until it was the only thing sustin perceived.

About Austin Osman Spare. Carroll and other writers such as Ray Sherwin are seen as key figures in the emergence of some of Spare’s ideas and techniques as a part of a magical movement loosely referred to as Chaos magic. Charlie rated it it was amazing Apr 10, Nicholas Heller rated it it was amazing Jun 05, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Osmn rated it really liked it Dec 19, One z aware of an aggressive vitality energising a line that is informed by a quality not easy to define.


Brad rated it liked it Jul 08, His early work The Book of Satyrs invoked comparison with Aubrey Beardsley with whose sister Spare had once enjoyed an intimate relationship.

A Book Of Satyrs

Austin Osman Spare was an artist, philosopher and occult magician. During this period, probably the most effective occult artist practising in Britain was Austin Osman Spare. Open Preview See a Problem?

Bryce rated it it was ok Oct 14, If you immerse yourself as powerfully as Spare did, the great without will inevitably warp to the shape of your perception. In the past, those who believed magic worked tried to achieve a desire by concentrating on whatever it was, aligning it with a colour, texture, date, deity and other correspondences that would be co-ordinated in a ritual.

Kitty rated it liked it Jun 18, Derek Fenner rated it it was amazing Jun 10, Of course, more than a little of the artist is hidden there.

Their stares seem to exclude everything save for a secret focus or want. Within sparw a self-fuelling, insular environment, any bolt from the blue — a visit from an attractive person or generous cheque from a patron — arrived on the scene like a dramatic fulfilment of desire.