Apothecary of ArtBatsford Books
'This book combines great works of art with great thoughts from the likes of Sophocles, Harriet Tubman and Charlie Chaplin….. Intended to be a "journey" to help you through any stage of life, this book will leave your soul feeling well and truly soothed.' – Katharine Spurrier, Daily Mail
SHORTLISTED for best Wellbeing Book in the Health & Wellbeing Awards 2023.
Take a transformative journey to improve your mental wellbeing with this sumptuous collection of 80 paintings and uplifting quotes.
Ravenous Butterflies is the online brainchild of artist Lisa Azarmi and was designed to provide a safe sanctuary for emotional wellbeing. An Apothecary of Art is a soothing blend of 80 beautiful paintings and inspiring, comforting and uplifting quotes to lift the spirit, calm the mind and heal the soul.
The contents page is artfully divided into 24 emotional journeys that suggest routes in which to navigate the book to explore different feelings along the way, and to provide comfort and solace in difficult times. Within these pages you will find both the works of world-renowned masters and the paintings of lesser-known talents paired with uplifting thoughts from great poets, writers and thinkers. A biographical section on the featured artists will provide context on your new favourite finds.
This inspiring debut collection from Ravenous Butterflies features 80 exquisite works of art from the likes of Modigliani, Hasui Kawase, and Thomas Cooper Gotch with accompanying quotes from inspirational voices including Sappho, Pablo Neruda and Harriet Tubman. This illumination of the power of art as a source of wellbeing is modern yet timelessly beautiful – the perfect book to dip into to lift your spirits.