Enchanted Modernities


Session 10

10A: Rationalism, mysticism and surrealism
Location: Singelkerk 

Chair: Eva Fotiadi (University of Amsterdam)

Walter Kugler (Oxford Brookes University)
‘Between rationalism and mysticism: Andrej Belyj, 1880-1934’
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Anita Stasulane (Daugavpils University)
‘The messianic art of Nicholas Roerich: Engagement of youth in theosophy’
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Wouter J. Hanegraaff (University of Amsterdam)
‘Leonora Carrington and the Occult’
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10B: North America

Location: Doelenzaal, UvA Library

Chair: Susan R. Henderson (Syracuse University)

Emily Gephart (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
‘Theosophy and the dreaming imagination: Art, science and faith in the paintings of Arthur B. Davies’
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Anna Cannon (University of California, Santa Barbara)
‘Builders of the Future: Claude Fayette Bragdon (1866–1946) and Mikhail Matiushin (1861–1934)’
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Elizabeth L. Langhorne (Central Connecticut State University)
‘The teacher and his student: Schwankovsky and Pollock in the Search of the Golden Flower’
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