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|The essays on Nicholas Roerich - the artist and spiritual thinker - seeks to answer the controversies surrounding him. Scholars explain his multi-faceted personality from varying perspectives.|
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Book Description Hardcover. Condition: New. 258pp. Seller Inventory # 1386889
Book Description Hardcover. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. Nicholas Roerich continues to arouse the interest of extensive scholarship, both adulatory and critical. Some give him the status of a demigod, while others relegate him to being a maverick, an adventurer with megalomaniacal delusions, a dabbler in spiritual ideas of unsubstantiated depth. Controversies aside, the question often asked is: what is the draw and pull of a man who was, in his final avatar, a painter of mountains? This anthology of essays on the artist seeks to answer just this. The contributorsscholars, disciples, practitionershave looked at Roerichs life from varying perspectives to explain his multi-faceted personality. Through these writings, one hopes to come to a holistic understanding of the man and his times. Seller Inventory # 110565