The Barbieri Tarot is a vibrant, powerfully illustrated 78 card deck from Italian artist and master of the fantasy genre, Paolo Barbieri. Selections of his dark, fiery and detailed art have been chosen to fit the tarot archetypes.
Tarot Deck - 78 Cards - Lo Scarabeo 2015
Barbieri Tarot review by medusawink
Paolo Barbieri is an artist who specialises in cover-art for some of the most famous and prolific authors, with a focus on, but not limited to science fiction and fantasy writers. His fluid, almost seamless technique has been used in illustrations from myth and fantasy (including killer apes!), dragons and other mystical creatures, through to steampunk, alien landscapes, space travel, to traditional sword and sorcery.
The Barbieri Tarot suffers from the usual problems associated with forcing an artist's broad body of work into the framework of traditional tarot – if it has not been created specifically as a tarot image it lacks symbolism and narrative. This can make it quite difficult to read the cards if there are no familiar reference points to work with, merely a collection of... read more reviews or write a review.
Similar Decks to Barbieri TarotTheme: Dark & Gothic, Fantasy
More About These CardsName: Barbieri Tarot
Creators: Paolo Barbieri
Publisher: Lo Scarabeo 2015
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Major Arcana: 22
Minor Arcana: 56
Card Size: 2.60 x 4.72 in. = 6.60cm x 12.00cm
Card Language: None
Card Back: Reversible
Companion Material: Little white booklet in Italian, French, English, German, Spanish.