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Traces du Sacré: Thoth Tarot

Traces du Sacré (Traces of the Sacred) was an exhibition held at the Centre Pompidou, Paris, between 7th May – 11th August, 2008. From the Press Release: “With “Traces du Sacré,” already promising to be one of the major artistic … Continue reading

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Lecture on the Tarot by Lady Frieda Harris – Sesame Club 1942

Included in the ‘Original Aleister Crowley Thoth Tarot’ Neuausgabe edition (2008) companion book there are two essays by Lady Frieda Harris, the artist of the Crowley-Harris ‘Thoth’ tarot deck. The first one is ‘Lecture for the Sesame Club’ (ca. 1942) … Continue reading

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Wasps’ Nest: Asking the Unpopular Question

Card example: 3 of Wands from the Waite-Smith (“Rider”) deck (image from here) Client A: “I had just moved from Chile to Finland. I hated being here. I hated these people. And I hated myself. I was looking back at … Continue reading

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Thoth Tarot Exhibition catalogue

Recycling here an older post about the Thoth Tarot Exhibition catalogue, as there can’t be too much of Thoth around 🙂 Available here as a pdf-file the catalogue for the exhibition of the Thoth Tarot which premiered in 1941. The … Continue reading

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Thoth Tarot Animoto

Book of Thoth Animoto Beginning to like this Animo thing 🙂

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“Secrets of the Playing Card”

via Mary Greer http://youtu.be/oQ6uhCIaKQA Very dramatical – and the music is rather loud. They did manage to cover a lot of subjects, though. The voodoo bit strikes me a bit odd, is it really that important or even relevant regarding … Continue reading

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Thoth Tarot Exhibition catalogue

Available here as a pdf-file the catalogue for the exhibition of the Thoth Tarot which premiered in 1941. The first show was to take place at the Nicholson and Venn Galleries, but the deal was cancelled shortly before the supposed opening. Crowley was infuriated by this, … Continue reading

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Thoth x 4

My latest tarot acquisition is the so-called Weiser White Box A Edition of the Crowley-Harris Thoth deck from 1969. This is my fourth in the series of Thoth decks, the first one being the "Large Swiss Blue Box A" (AGM, 1986), the second being the "Green Box" … Continue reading

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Creating a hybrid

I’m mostly against genetic engineering, but this here is something that I’ve been wanting to do for a long time: a hybrid of the Waite-Smith and Crowley-Harris decks. Now that I have the possibility to do photographic prints in my own house I … Continue reading

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Midsummer / Litha

 (Atu XIX – The Sun from Crowley-Harris-Thoth deck) “Give forth thy light to all without doubt;the clouds and shadows are no matter for thee.Make Speech and Silence, Energy and Stillness,twin forms of thy play.”                                          (Crowley, Aleister: The Book of Thoth) … Continue reading

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