Beyond Vision is the first English-language collection of essays on art by the Russian polymath Pavel Florensky (1882_1937), with two introductory essays by the editor and an extensive bibliography. Florensky_s reputation as a theologian and philosopher is already established in the English-speaking world. This first collection in English of his art essays will be a revelation to those in the field.
Pavel Florensky, a brilliant writer, mathematician, theologian, scientist, and art historian was condemned to a Siberian labor camp in 1933, and executed four years later.
Nicoletta Misler is Professor in the Department of Eastern European Studies at the Istituto Universitario Orientale, Naples.
Wendy Salmond is head of the Art History program at Chapman University, Orange, California.
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