The purpose of this article is to present the character and art of Janina Kraupe, a renowned Polish painter influenced by esoteric thought. While Theosophical concepts constitute one of the most important inspirations in her life, she borrows the concept of universal evolution from Anthroposophy, and her artistic experiments with geometric forms and the symbolism of color are influenced by astrology, Kabbalah, and Christian mysticism. Kraupe searches for a common ground in all these traditions, and her art is a synthesis of religious themes.
Research Article| May 01 2016
Esoteric Themes in the Artistic Works of Janina Kraupe
Nova Religio (2016) 19 (4): 80–101.
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Izabela Trzcińska; Esoteric Themes in the Artistic Works of Janina Kraupe. Nova Religio 1 May 2016; 19 (4): 80–101. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2016.19.4.80
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