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Austin Osman Spare was an artist, philosopher and occult magician.

A Book Of Satyrs

Ross Byrne rated it really liked it May 31, Marek ChoronZone rated it it was amazing Feb 07, In the past, those who believed magic worked tried to achieve a desire by concentrating on whatever it was, aligning it with a sattrs, texture, date, deity and other correspondences that would be co-ordinated in a ritual. Michael rated it really liked it Jun austkn, Persistent inner-journeying and obsessing on minutiae fired his drawing and painting.

Want to Read saving…. Thanks for telling us about the problem. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Andy rated it it was amazing Jul 06, The founding of the Golden Dawn and ausrin mystical organisations marked a Late Victorian and Early Edwardian revival of interest in occultism, offering techniques for using tarot cards, the cabala and contacting or drawing down angels, entities and archetypes.

Bryce rated it it was ok Oct 14, Refresh and try again. If you immerse yourself as powerfully as Spare did, the great without will inevitably warp to the shape of your perception.

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Darko rated it really liked it Dec 26, No trivia or quizzes yet. Boko by Austin Osman Spare. Lsman rated it it was amazing Apr 10, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Mila rated it really liked it Nov 03, Laurel rated it really liked it Apr 29, 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.

James rated it it was ok Dec 24, One is aware of an aggressive vitality energising a line that is informed by a quality not easy to define. Nate rated it it was ok Dec 15, And he did not think of the satyrs and spirits he drew as fantasies but sstyrs records of those he encountered in his daily life.

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To ask other readers questions about A Book Of Satyrsplease sign up. Kitty rated it liked it Jun 18, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Punchcardliquidsystems rated it really liked it Dec 19, Mark rated it it was amazing Nov 09, 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.

During this period, probably the most effective occult artist practising in Britain was Austin Osman Spare. His method of achieving a 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 he perceived.


To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. 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.

James rated it liked it Nov 05, Within such a self-fuelling, insular environment, any bolt from the blue — odman visit from an attractive person or generous cheque from a patron — arrived on the scene like a dramatic fulfilment of desire.

His early work The Book of Satyrs invoked comparison with Aubrey Beardsley with spafe sister Spare had once enjoyed an intimate relationship. Aug 11, Ashley rated it it was ok. The ribaldry and coarse revelry of the slums is due to the influence of these beings of the Borderland, [Spare] believes.

PaperbackFacsimile Edition44 pages. The Book of Satyrs is a collection of Spare’s black and white art. Others are as phantasmal and flesh-creeping as anything out of Gustav Meyrink, pools and eddies of misty spirit-substance out of which faces peer, starved, bloated, mean-eyed or horribly misshapen. Of course, more than a little of the artist is hidden there.

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