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Kabbalah in Art and Architecture Alexander Gorlin

Kabbalah in Art and Architecture

Alexander Gorlin

Published August 5th 2013
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Hardcover
192 pages
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HardCover. Pub Date :2013-08-05 Pages: 192 Language: English Publisher: Thames Hudson The Kabbalistic idea of ??creation. as expressed through light. space and geometry. has left its unmistakable mark on our civilization Drawing upon a wide array of.MoreHardCover. Pub Date :2013-08-05 Pages: 192 Language: English Publisher: Thames Hudson The Kabbalistic idea of ??creation. as expressed through light. space and geometry. has left its unmistakable mark on our civilization Drawing upon a wide array of. historical materials and images of contemporary art. sculpture and architecture. architect Alexander Gorlin explores the influence. whether actually acknowledged or not. of the Kabbalah on modern design. Comprising ten chapters that each outline key concepts of the Kabbalah and its representations. both in historic diagrams and the modern built environment. Kabbalah in Art and Architecture puts forth an unparalleled and compelling reinterpretation of art and architecture through the lens of the Kabbalah and Jewish mysticism. A chapter on the Golem. and an epilogue that discusses German artist Anselm Kiefers powerful interpretati...