Objects of the Spirit: Ritual and the Art of Tobi Kahn

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2004-05-01
  • Publisher: Antique Collectors Club Ltd
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This unique volume details the art of ritual in Jewish ceremony and how those customs relate to the rise of spirituality in the United States.

Author Biography

Ruth Weisberg is dean of fine arts, University of Southern California.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. 6
Acknowledgmentsp. 8
Introductionp. 11
Tobi Kahn's objects of the spiritp. 15
Shaping the sacred in contemporary artp. 59
Resisting context : the spiritual objects of Tobi Kahnp. 71
The birth of ritualsp. 79
Meditationsp. 83
Afterword : creating Midrash : an artist's perspectivep. 138
Tobi Kahn : chronology, selected exhibition history, selected bibliographyp. 141
List of works illustratedp. 152
Glossaryp. 156
Notes on the contributorsp. 159
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