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Charlotte Lorimer

Lorimer, Charlotte

[contact-form][contact-field label=”Name” type=”name” required=”true” /][contact-field label=”Email” type=”email” required=”true” /][contact-field label=”Website” type=”url” /][contact-field label=”Message” type=”textarea” /][/contact-form] Charlotte Lorimer has recently completed her dissertation which accounts for the popularity of The Kiss (1907-1908) by Gustav Klimt. Her interdisciplinary approach explored Art, Science and Spirituality, particularly appropriate to fin-de-siècle Vienna which strove to […]

Art and Mysticism – Part 2

Paul continues his critique of the mystical experience of art, the direct perception of beauty open to all of us. The Interior [Read Part 1 here] Now let’s return to State of Life for another level of interpretation.  What makes Perrault’s work so captivating is that it symbolises the aspect […]

Art and Mysticism – Part 1

Paul introduces the reader to the mystical experience of art – direct perception of beauty, which we can all experience. I confess from the outset that I am uncomfortable with the word “mysticism.”  It is an important word, there is no doubt about it, but it has taken on meanings […]