Mazdaznan Health & Breath Culture

Ha’nish, Otoman Zar-Adusht. Mazdaznan Health & Breath Culture. London, England: Open Editions; London, England: Stanley Picker Gallery, 2012.

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Abstract (English)

"Founded by the extraordinary Dr. Otoman Zar-Adusht Ha’nish in Chicago at the start of the 20th century Mazdaznan was a religion and way of life. Dr. Ha’nish is claimed to have been variously a genius, a shepherd, a typesetter, a magician and a fraud, as well as friend and inspiration to a bewildering variety of figures including Karl Marx, Haeckel, Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, H.G. Wells, Annie Besant and J. H. Kellogg. The Swiss artist and teacher Johannes Itten was a devout Mazdaznan and its exercises were an essential part of his courses at the Bauhaus. Health & Breath Culture has been newly illustrated by Ian Whittlesea with drawings of current Foundation students demonstrating the exercises. It is followed by a selection of found texts and images that go some way to explaining the beliefs and history of Mazdaznan." -- Publisher's website.

Types: Monographs
All Contributors: Ha’nish, Otoman Zar-Adusht (Author); Whittlesea, Ian (Illustrator)
Dossier: 440 - WHITTLESEA, IAN
Collation: 120 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
ISBN: 9780949004192
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: London, England: Open Editions; London, England: Stanley Picker Gallery
Artists: Whittlesea, Ian
Copyright Statement: The author; the artist; Open Editions; Stanley Picker Gallery
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Appendices : pages 45 - 118.

Deposited by: Artexte Stagiaire
Date Deposited: 05 Mar 2021 15:14
Last Modified: 05 Mar 2021 15:16
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