Download This Tragic Earth: The Art and World of Richard Sharpe by Richard S. Shaver; Wm. Michael Mott (ed.) PDF
By Richard S. Shaver; Wm. Michael Mott (ed.)
THIS TRAGIC EARTH supplies a special, long-overdue look at the paintings and brain of Richard S. Shaver.
Featuring a transcription of an exact hand-made publication inspiration by way of Shaver, despatched to Ray Palmer, this quantity additionally comprises one hundred ninety pictures together with over a a hundred misplaced photographs taken from distinctive "rogfogo" or "rock books" by way of Shaver. those photos, taken from picture exposures of slices of strong rock, include eerie and inexplicable photos of individuals, monsters, creatures, constructions, and devices—images which defy all rational clarification. Shaver claimed that those "books" have been files left in crystal holography by means of an old race of beings who preceded guy in the world, or have been modern with our ancestors.
Also featured are long-lost articles on how to define and create such photos, written and illustrated via Shaver himself, besides exact correspondence, interviews, and different fabric that supply a special look at the brain and theories of Richard S. Shaver, his unique "outsider artwork", and his notorious "Shaver Mystery". a lot of the extra fabric has no longer been visible for many years, and whilst it used to be on hand, it used to be no longer greatly circulated and used to be in simple terms obvious via a couple of humans, quite the reasons and theories that have been written by way of Richard Shaver for science-fiction fanzines of the 1940s.
The contents of this ebook should still curiosity anomalies researchers, Forteans, paranormal lovers and investigators, science-fiction historians and fanatics, and all these drawn to "outsider art". not anything as totally devoted to Shaver's personal suggestions and art has ever been produced ahead of.