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Sacred Art Tarot review by Solandia
The Sacred Art Tarot takes religious artwork from the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, and the pre-Raphaelites, and adds extra tarot symbolism to make a 78-card deck in the Rider-Waite tradition.
The deck was four years in the making, but sadly overall it falls flat for me. Some of the cards work as complete tarot images, but in many more the juxtaposition of the classical paintings and the added computer-generated tarot elements is jarring - they distract from and even clash with the great original art rather than enhance it.
The added tarot elements donít fit the painted world or atmosphere and sometimes donít even seem to be obeying the same laws of physics. There are swords resting in hands rather than being held by them, as though they were weightless (Queen of Swords); s...
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Name: Sacred Art Tarot
Andre St. Dryden
Publisher: US Games 2008
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Major Arcana: 22
Minor Arcana: 56
Deck Tradition: Rider-Waite-Smith
Minor Arcana Style: RWS-Based Scenes
Suits: Cups, Swords, Wands, Coins
Court Cards: Princess, Prince, Queen, King
The Fool is 0
Strength is 8
Justice is 11
Card Language: English
Card Back: Reversible
Back Design: Golden decorative deck with the words Sacred Art Tarot at the top and bottom.
Companion Material: 40-page booklet in English.