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Temperance (Art)

Libra is the seventh sign of the zodiac, and it’s at this point in the zodiac that we start to see a shift. While the first six signs of the zodiac focus on the individual, the last six focus on … Continue reading

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Ancestral Path Tarot

The Ancestral Path Tarot portrays paths created by the ancestors of different cultures and times. The artist Julie Cuccia-Watts draws on living traditions as preserved through verbal and written histories and myths.

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Barbara Walker Tarot

This deck is a mixture of the old and the new. Walker has studied Women’s History and Mythology extensively and incorporates them into her deck, particularly in the Minor Arcana. The Majors are fairly standard and traditional in design.

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Kazanlar Tarot

An interesting multi-ethnic deck that blends its creator’s combined Christian/Islamic background into a thought-provoking and very readable tarot. Full of appealing artwork, including many well-placed details that enhance rather than detract from the overall canvas.

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78 Tarot deck – collective art creation

78 artists decided to design and create the 78 cards of the Tarot deck. At first sight this idea might sound a little bit crazy and the outcome quite eclectic, but surprisingly the result it’s outstanding. Kayti and her team … Continue reading

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Michaël Bellon – The Major Arcane of Tarot

This author continues to be fascinated by artistic symbolism. For an artist there are many ways to depart from realism, which is a style, but also from reality, which is a aspect of life. An artist may want to escape … Continue reading

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Baphomet Tarot a.k.a. the H.R. Giger Tarot

The set is Taschen’s reworking of Giger & Akron’s Baphomet Tarot der Unterwelt set from 1994, and I recall this being one of the last things Taschen created with Giger after spending the previous decade producing a run of books, … Continue reading

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The Japaridze Tarot deck

The Japaridze Tarot is a fine art tarot of 78 cards with original artwork by Parisian contemporary artist, Nino Japaridze. Her tarot artwork is bold and evocative, exploring tarot symbolism through collage-style surrealistic paintings. Published in a deluxe set by … Continue reading

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The Iona Tarot deck

In the world of tarot, the cards can be works of art unto themselves. One rare and stunning deck is the IONA Tarot, designed and printed by artist Giona Fiochi, who produced only 12 complete decks using intaglio printing in … Continue reading

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The Ostara Tarot deck

The Ostara Tarot deck it’s the creation of an Illustrator collective from Vancouver, B.C. It’s a very beautiful deck. The creation of four artists from the Pacific Northwest, the deck is a unique and surreal interpretation of the traditional Rider-Waite … Continue reading

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