Traditional Studies Press
announces the publication of:
In the Spirit of Pilgrimage
by Dante Elsner
"To read this book is to walk, and sometimes run, through the mansions of visual art
throughout history-alongside a passionate artist and spiritual friend sharing his
breathtakingly honest insights. A book that sounds a uniquely authentic
understanding of the spirituality of all great art."
Jacob Needleman, author of "An Unknown World: Notes on the Meaning of
Based on a series of conversations with his son Jaś Elsner, an art historian, In the
Spirit of Pilgrimage represents a distillation of one man’s understanding of the
spiritual practice of art.
Dante Elsner was a painter, a potter and a sculptor who thought deeply about the
theory and practice of art. He came to believe that art was of great importance to the
spiritual life of man.
Paperback, 116 pages, 8.25" x 9.5"
printed in Canada
$40.00 + shipping.